They need a safe person to talk about how they feel who won’t pressure them to do something.
You also may see adolescents coming to you with symptoms of depression or anxiety or grief after an abortion.
An advocate who will listen to them and provide a safe place for them to talk.
Access to our program to heal from abortion trauma and the opportunity to participate individually or in a group.
If they are still pregnant, they will receive non-judgmental education about all their options. They can receive a free pregnancy test and an ultrasound. They can meet with a registered nurse to get their questions answered.
All of our services are provided free of charge. Please call for more information or to just speak with someone about our Pregnancy Medical Center and After-Abortion Care program.
Written by Amy G., L.I.C.S.W.
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- Journal of Medical Ethics; August 28, 2012; Abortion and Regret; Greasley, K.
- When Grief Is Complicated, 2017, Doka, K. & Tucci, A.; Hospice Foundation of America
- NIH: National Library of Medicine, Relationship between induced abortion and the incidence of depression, anxiety disorder, adjustment disorder, and somatoform disorder in Germany; July, 2019, Jacob, L., Kostev, K. Gerhard, C. Kalder, M.