Additional Resources: Abortion

This week, we heard stories from women who have experienced the trench of abortion—stories of grief and hurt but also healing. We hope these additional resources offer strength and encouragement to those who are also in this trench, no matter how far along you are. Please feel free to leave additional suggestions in the comments!


Books

Surrendering the Secret: Healing the Heartbreak of Abortion, by Partricia Layton (Amazon, B&N)

Her Choice to Heal, by Sydna Masse (Amazon, B&N)

A Season to Heal: Help and Hope for Those Working through Post-abortion Stress, by Luci Freed and Penny Yvonne Salazar (Amazon, B&N)

Peace after Abortion, by Ava Torre-Bueno (Amazon, B&N)

Websites

Abortion Recovery →

Based in Columbus, OH, this community hosts regular meetings for women to connect, talk, and heal. The website also features regular blog posts, live chat, a talk/text support line, and counseling resources.

Pregnancy Decision Health Center (PDHC) →

The PDHC offers a wealth of information about pregnancy, adoption, abortion, relationships, etc. They also offer 24-hour confidential phone support.

Abortion Recovery InterNational (ARIN) →

ARIN offers a variety of "recovery, research, awareness, and educational resources that provide information concerning after-abortion issues."


Music

"How Can It Be," by Lauren Daigle

"Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)," by Chris Tomlin

"F**kin’ Perfect," by P!nk

"Move Along," by The All-American Rejects

"These Words," by Natasha Bedingfield

"Let’s Go," by Frou Frou

"Better Days," by The Goo Goo Dolls

"Hurt," by Johnny Cash