It is important to remember that safe options are still out there no matter where you live, including ways to get abortion inducing medication and how to safely self manage an abortion at home, abortion funds to help you travel to a clinic out of state if needed, resources to make sure you find legitimate clinics, and hotlines if you are concerned about something while self managing an abortion or making sure you stay under the legal radar when planning or having an abortion.
Here are some good resources for anyone in need of an abortion, regardless of where you live in the U.S.
A website that gives you reliable sources for where to find abortion medication regardless of where you live: https://www.plancpills.org
An international aid group that delivers abortion medication through the mail to people in the U.S. They will even send them to you if you are not pregnant, so that you can already have them on hand if you ever need them: https://aidaccess.org
A hotline that is run by a group of medical providers; they can help answer any questions you might have when self managing an abortion: https://www.mahotline.org
A hotline that offers peer-based, trauma-informed emotional support to anyone having an abortion at home with pills: https://reprocare.com
A site that can help make sure you don’t end up at a anti-choice Crisis Pregnancy Center meant to talk you out of an abortion or report you for desiring an abortion: https://reproaction.org/fakeclinicdatabase/
A document with current best abortion practices from the World Health Organization including the typical protocol for abortion using the medications misoprostol and mifepristone or misoprostol alone up to 12 weeks and a protocol for medication abortion from 12 to 24 weeks. This is for medical professionals but does have a lot of helpful information: https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/97415/9789241548717_eng.pdf
A group of pilots who fly patients out of state for abortion and transgender healthcare services: https://elevatedaccess.org
A site that can help you stay under the legal radar and guard your digital privacy when considering abortion or procuring/self-managing an abortion: https://digitaldefensefund.org/ddf-guides/abortion-privacy
A site that offers legal help for anyone aborting or experiencing pregnancy complications: https://www.reprolegalhelpline.org
Another site that offers legal help for anyone aborting or experiencing pregnancy complications: https://reprolegaldefensefund.org
Another site that offers legal help for anyone experiencing a negative pregnancy outcome (miscarriage, stillbirth, or pregnancy or birth complication) https://www.nationaladvocatesforpregnantwomen.org
Let’s spread awareness and resources and support those resources during this dark time for America. Many need our help.
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