My Lungs My Life, for people living with COPD, adults with asthma and parents of children with asthma, and Self Help 4 Stroke, for people living with a stroke after their formal rehabilitation has finished, are designed to support people to self-manage and contain information, tips and advice on living with these conditions.
Funded by the Scottish Government, My Lungs My life was written by respiratory clinicians from NHS Scotland and reviewed by people living with COPD and asthma. It contains information and advice to enable people to understand more about their COPD or asthma and help them to use self-management effectively as an equal partner with their healthcare professionals. www.mylungsmylife.org
Self help 4 stroke was written by stroke specialists and former patients had high level of input to the development. Again this site is also free to use. It has practical tips and film clips to help people through their post stroke journey. It includes advice and information on keeping well, being active, emotional support and coping with setbacks. www.selfhelp4stroke.org