Hurting After Abortion

If you or someone you know is suffering because of the after effects of abortion, help is available. There are many post-abortion counsellors and support groups that understand your pain and can help you find healing.  Contact any of the groups below to find people who care.

“As people who have personal experience with abortion, we know this can be a difficult issue to deal with. We applaud your courage for recognizing that your feelings associated with an abortion(s) deserve attention and need to be addressed. Our goal here is to connect you with the people and programs that can help you unravel and understand your feelings and behavior related to your experience.”

“Abortion Recovery changes your life forever.  It gives you a sense of personal peace which heals internal brokenness, repairs relationships and brings back intimate friendships.  It gives a new beginning to life following an abortion.”

Our mission is to reach men and women who are suffering in silence after an abortion. Our passion is to help men and women reclaim and restore their peace of mind and self-worth. SaveOne will give you the necessary tools to assist in rebuilding your life. We offer a twelve-week course at no charge. Together we can find the answers to the questions you may have. We will help you gain control of your stray emotions, free yourself of guilt, find your source of courage, renew your mind, experience how far God's grace truly extends, and much more. YOU CAN BEGIN AGAIN! This course is a journey to emotional, physical, and spiritual healing after an abortion. You will learn how to overcome depression, anger, denial, and guilt while being provided hope for a new beginning.”

“Rachel's Vineyard is a safe place to renew, rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion. Weekend retreats offer you a supportive, confidential and non-judgmental environment where women and men can express, release and reconcile painful post-abortive emotions to begin the process of restoration, renewal and healing.

“Rachel's Vineyard can help you find your inner voice. It can help you experience God's love and compassion on a profound level. It creates a place where men and women can share, often for the first time, their deepest feelings about abortion. You are allowed to dismantle troubling secrets in an environment of emotional and spiritual safety.

“Rachel's Vineyard is therapy for the soul. Participants, who have been trapped in anger toward themselves or others, experience forgiveness. Peace is found. Lives are restored. A sense of hope and meaning for the future is finally re-discovered.

“It's normal to grieve a pregnancy loss, including the loss of a child by Some women, on their own or with professional help, are able to get beyond their grief, and find a measure of peace after abortion. But other women continue to feel isolated and alone in their sadness, regret, anger and self-recrimination.”

“For over 16 years, women and men have been coming to Project Rachel, the post-abortion ministry of the Catholic Church, for help in healing their emotional and spiritual wounds. The priests and counselors in the Project Rachel network understand the pain and loss that follow abortion. They have led thousands of grieving women and men from despair to hope and peace. Project Rachel has trained priests and professional counselors who can help you to heal spiritually and emotionally, no matter what faith tradition is yours.”

“SafeHaven is a safe place for those who have had abortions to find comfort, hope, understanding, and healing in the painful aftermath of abortion. We are a peer support site, meaning that most of those who use this site have had an abortion or have been hurt by abortion. As such, we do not judge nor condemn those who have chosen abortion. On the contrary, you will be fully accepted. We are here to help.”

“Often, abortion is the only 'choice' we are given. We felt, and were sometimes told, we would be abandoned if we did not "choose" abortion. We were lead to believe we could not be pregnant.”
  “Our feelings toward motherhood were minimized, we were told our education and careers were more important than children.  At a time when we were most vulnerable we may have thought a relationship was more valuable than the life of our unborn childs'. We were not told there could be emotional, spiritual and mental pain - even years later…”

“This is the web's most complete source of information on the after-effects of abortion and post-abortion healing. We have over 500 hundred links to thousands of printed pages of original research, testimonies, articles, and resources.  Most of these are drawn from articles and books published by the Elliot Institute, one of the nation's leading authorities on post-abortion issues.”

After Abortion Canadian Helpline
Second Chance Ministry