In addition to the resources listed below, there are many resources available to you from your local clinic, your doctor, and partners like Women Have Options/Ohio, NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio, and Planned Parenthood. These organizations are trusted partners in our state, and they exist to help & support you.
POST ABORTION SUPPORT
All-Options Talkline — 888-493-0092 — alloptionsprc.org Promotes unconditional and judgment-free support for people in all their decisions, feelings, and experiences with pregnancy, parenting, adoption, and abortion.
Exhale — 866-4-EXHALE — www.exhaleprovoice.org Exhale creates a social climate where each person’s unique experience with abortion is supported, respected, and free from stigma.
Ending a Wanted Pregnancy — endingawantedpregnancy.com Offers support for parents ending a pregnancy after prenatal or maternal medical diagnosis.
Ohio Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice Clergy Counseling — ohiorcrc.org/counseling Trained clergy counselors help pregnant people discern all their options — abortion, parenting, adoption, foster care, etc.
ABORTION STORIES & STORYTELLING
We Testify — www.wetestify.org A project of the National Network of Abortion Funds and is dedicated to increasing the spectrum of abortion storytellers in the public sphere and shifting the way the media understands the context and complexity of accessing abortion care.
The Abortion Diary Podcast — www.theabortiondiary.com Explores the intersection of self-expression, healing, and the art of abortion story-sharing and story-listening.
My Abortion, My Life (MAML) — www.myabortionmylife.org A project of Preterm, a Cleveland-based abortion clinic, MAML features a podcast and other resources to challenge the silence and stigma surrounding abortion.
ACCURATE ABORTION & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH INFORMATION
Planned Parenthood — plannedparenthood.org A nonprofit organization that provides sexual health care in the United States and globally.
Guttmacher Institute — guttmacher.org The Guttmacher Institute is a primary source for research and policy analysis on abortion in the United States.
Scarleteen — scarleteen.com Online sex information for young folks, with online chat service, message boards and text chat.
SUPPORT REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE & ABORTION ACCESS IN OHIO
Visit abortionislegalinohio.com to see a list of partner organizations and help keep abortion safe, legal, and accessible in Ohio.
Choice Network — 866-989-1466 — choicenetworkadoptions.com An adoption agency that welcomes all pregnant people, all children, all families, and all choices.
RAINN — 1-800-656-HOPE — www.rainn.org National Sexual Assault Hotline. Free. Confidential. 24/7.
National Domestic Violence Hotline — 800-799-SAFE — www.ndvh.org Provides life-saving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline — 800-273-8255 — suicidepreventionlifeline.org 24 hour hotline and online lifeline chat services.
LGBT National Help Center Helpline — 888-843-4564 — glnh.org A hotline that provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.
Ohio Legal Aid — ohiolegalaid.org Legal help for low-income Ohioans.
The Emerald Jenny Foundation — emeraldjennyfoundation.org Help for those struggling with addiction find treatment in Ohio.