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Things to Know if You Have Been Sexually Assaulted

Rape is a real problem affecting both women and men around the world.  Some statistics report that that up to 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men in the US have been sexually assaulted.  It is hard to know the actual numbers because many people do not make a criminal report after being raped. According … Continued


Feeling Down? Get A Free Depression Screening in Casper During October

Studies show 1 in 4 women and 1 in 10 men will experience depression at some point in their lives, and, unfortunately, over two-thirds of those suffering from this illness will never seek treatment, according to a press release recently issued by the Central Wyoming Counseling Center (CWCC). CWCC will provide free depression screenings to the public … Continued


Ectopic Pregnancy – What is it and Can it Happen to Me?

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a tiny embryo implants somewhere it is not supposed to. Instead of burrowing into the lining of a woman’s uterus the embryo implants into the ovary, fallopian tube (most common), somewhere out in the abdomen, or even in a previous C-section scar.  Ectopic pregnancies are very rare (only 1-2% of all pregnancies), … Continued


Finances Can Influence a Woman’s Decision About Abortion

We are half-way through the year. Did you know that as of today, July 13, 2016, there are only 164 days until Christmas? Crazy how time flies! Gift-buying by the Billions The holiday season is the most significant spending time of the year. Last year, Americans spent an average $830 on gifts and goodies, for a total … Continued


Volunteers and Staff Serve with Compassion

This is national Volunteer Appreciation Week, and True Care thanks the many compassionate volunteers and staff members who serve the nearly 400 patients we see annually. Professional, Caring People Not only do we have registered nurses on staff, but some of our volunteers are retired or active nursing professionals. Each one understands the choices available to … Continued


Alcohol and Pregnancy Don’t Mix

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) affect nearly 40,000 babies every year, according to experts. Today (Sept. 9) is FASD Awareness Day, and September is FASD Awareness Month, a time to educate and encourage pregnant women to not drink alcohol during pregnancy. What is FASD? This term refers to the range of effects that can occur in a … Continued


Teen Pregnancy Rate Falling, STDs Still a Problem

It’s back to school time and students will be actively engaged in sports, drama, debate, and various additional events. Football galas, proms, and other dances are a big part of being in junior high and high school, and dating seems to take place for many at a very young age. Dating without supervision can lead … Continued


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