It is common for some who have gone through an abortion, miscarriage or stilbirth to experience thoughts and emotions that are diffcult to process. These uneasy feelings can come on immediately or suddenly hit you weeks or even years
after the event.
If you find yourself overwhelmed or in need of local support find a counselor in your area or contact us at one of our locations to assist you. Obria.org is not a professional counseling site, nor is it meant to take the place of professional counseling.
Sometimes a reproductive loss experience can create intense emotions that you may not feel equipped to deal with on your own. Please use the Find Help locator to access national and local support resources. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) if you’re thinking about or planning to hurt yourself.
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It is common for some who have gone through an abortion to experience thoughts and emotions that are difficult to process. These uneasy feelings can come on immediately or suddenly hit you weeks or even years after the procedure.
Has your mind, body, or soul been impacted?
If you find yourself overwhelmed by any of the post-abortion symptoms listed below, please feel free to call us or make an appointment with staff. Whether you’d just like to talk to a sympathetic caregiver or join a Post-Abortion Support Group, Obria Medical Clinics will walk beside you during this trying time.
Possible symptoms of post-abortion trauma
- Bouts of crying
- Drug and alcohol abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Avoiding intimate relationships
- Engaging in unhealthy relationships
Obria Medical Clinics also works with an online after-abortion wellness program called abortionchangesyou.com. It is a confidential space that serves as a refuge for those who wish to begin the process of healing. This process includes building support, exploring emotions, and identifying loss. This pathway is a starting point for refection and healing regarding the personal impact of abortion. Each person will go through the process differently. We encourage you to explore the site. http://abortionchangesyou.com
If you find yourself overwhelmed or in need of local support, please feel free to call us at any of our locations.