ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES*

Hotlines
Backline     888.493.0092
Toll-free after-abortion talkline to provide support for women and their support people after an abortion
Exhale      866-4-EXHALE
Toll-free after-abortion talkline to provide support for women and their support people after an abortion
NAF Hotline     800-772-9100
Abortion referrals
Legal
ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project  
Local chapters can provide referrals to pro-choice lawyers
Center for Reproductive Rights
Clearinghouse for information on federal and state laws and policy regarding abortion and reproductive health care issues. Legal advocacy organization dedicated to promoting reproductive rights.
Jane’s Due Process
Texas-based organization working to help minors seeking abortions. They are an excellent resource for forms and advocacy regardless of where you practice.
Research
Guttmacher Institute
Conducts research and publishes extensively on abortion and reproductive health issues.
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC works to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.
Great source for fact sheets.
Sexuality Education
Advocates for Youth
Champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.
Bedsider
An online birth control support network to help women find birth control that’s right for them and learn how to use it consistently and effectively. Great interactive tools for patients and providers.
Coalition for Positive Sexuality
Information about all aspects of sexuality along with information about parental involvement laws.
Go Ask Alice!
This site is run by Columbia University’s Health Education Program and provides accurate and non-judgmental information.
My Sistahs
Information about sexual health run by and for young women of color.
Scarleteen
Sex education for the real world with a section for men as well.
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the US
SIECUS develops, collects, and disseminates information, promotes comprehensive education about sexuality, and advocates the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices.

*See Chapter 9  for a) Medical and Professional Organizations, b) Training and Employment, c) Listservs, d) Advocacy.

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