One-on-one support and support groups for women
How We Can Help
Choices provides a safe place to talk about your abortion experience. Whether you had an abortion many years ago or very recently, we understand that you may need someone to talk to. You may need to talk through your emotions and feelings. Confidential support is available to anyone who has is considering abortion or who has had an abortion.
We provide one-on-one confidential support to anyone who has had an abortion or has been affected by abortion. Our staff has been in your shoes and understand the complex emotions surrounding an abortion decision.
Support groups for women
When you are ready to take the next step, we offer after abortion support groups that meet regularly. Groups provide a safe, confidential place to talk freely about your abortion and connect with others who can relate.
"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you."
When to seek help
Everyone feels a little different immediately after their abortion or many years later. Emotions can change from one extreme to the next and we're here to help you navigate those complex feelings.
Was your abortion recent?
An unplanned pregnancy can cause fear or anxiety, and on the surface, an abortion usually brings temporary feelings of relief. There is no wrong way to feel after your abortion. Some of our clients even feel happy about their decision initially while others immediately regret their abortion and feel a sense of loss. One of our clients said of their abortion experience, “I came to the clinic through the front door. I left through the back door, a different person.”
Was your abortion many years ago?
After abortion symptoms over time may develop psychological, emotional, physical, and spiritual distress. It is the personal struggle to work through thoughts and feelings about an abortion. The ultimate goal is to come to peace with those involved in the decision to end the life of a child.
Symptoms after an abortion
Some symptoms may include:
grief surrounding certain dates involving the abortion