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Sexual Assault: You Are Not Alone

Allison awoke in her bed with a pounding headache. Her body felt like a Mack truck ran it over. She noticed she was half-naked, not a way she generally slept. Time passed, and when she realized she had missed her period, she made an appointment at True Care. The nurse administered a free pregnancy test, … Continued


Is Your Relationship Good for You?

Did you know that, on average, 20 people in the United States are physically abused by an intimate partner EVERY MINUTE? One in 4 women experiences severe physical violence by an intimate partner sometime in their lifetime. Research shows intimate partner violence accounts for 15 percent of all violent crimes, including rape and murder. The … Continued


Be Empowered for Your Life

Women’s equality is a big topic these days. Did you know Wyoming was the first place to give women the right to vote on a consistent basis? And it wasn’t even a state yet! On December 10, 1869, the Wyoming territorial legislature passed a law giving women the right to vote, and that law has … Continued


Our Volunteers Care About You!

April is recognized as National Volunteer Appreciation Month, and this week is National Volunteer Appreciation Week. Volunteers are a big part of True Care’s service to the women who walk through our doors. They care about our patients, and they serve our patients, women just like you, with excellence. How Do Volunteers Serve at True … Continued


Human Trafficking: Yes, It Happens in Wyoming

Sixteen-year-old Alyssa had enough of the fighting and physical abuse at home. Yelling often turned into punches. One day, she skipped school, packed a bag, and got into her car. James, the man she’d met online a month ago, promised to take care of her. He had been sending her encouraging notes for the past … Continued


Is Your Relationship Healthy and Safe?

“He’s been verbally abusive for several years, but this last time he became violent,” 28-year-old Nancy told her True Care Advocate. “Although I changed the locks on the house, he still comes by to see the kids, and I’m concerned for both my safety and theirs.” Nancy was pregnant by her abusive husband and sought … Continued


Inner Beauty vs. Outer Beauty

Daily, almost hourly, we’re bombarded with the ideal of perfect physical beauty. Magazines, movies, TV shows, advertisements, and athletic competitions hold us hostage to our culture’s definition of beauty. From skinny stomachs and sapphire eyes to dazzling white teeth and luscious locks, our self-esteem is taunted by models, singers, actresses, and our own self-consciousness. These … Continued


Is Your Partner a Gaslighter?

There’s lighting up cigarettes. There’s gas that lights our furnaces. Then there are gaslighters, and they aren’t the people who smoke cigarettes or those who light the furnace pilots. So then, what is a gaslighter? Gaslighting – A Form of Abuse A gaslighter is a person who psychologically abuses another, using statements such as “You’re … Continued


School and Campus Safety: An Individual and A Community Issue

Casper public school classes started earlier this month, and Casper College and the University of Wyoming began the fall semester in August. Every autumn, there’s often an uptick in bullying, domestic and other types of violence, and sexual assault cases on campuses across the nation. September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month, a time to remind everyone … Continued


Volunteers Support True Care … and Our Patients

Do you volunteer or have you ever thought about volunteering for a worthy cause? Volunteers give their time to support organizations they care about. They build houses for Habitat for Humanity, rescue and foster pets for animal shelters and pet rescue groups, and cook for and/or feed the hungry for rescue missions. All of this … Continued


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