When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. - Audre Lorde
Care Connection is a sexual and reproductive health blog by Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.
July may have been hot - but our dedicated volunteers didn’t let the heat stop them from providing resources and engaging our communities!
Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri is pleased to announce we are now offering PrEP at all eight of our health centers. PrEP is a medication regimen that prevents HIV by reducing the chances of infection and transmission.
Planned Parenthood volunteers had an eventful June, with more great work coming up this summer. There's still time to join us! Check out the awesome things Planned Parenthood volunteers do!
Each month, Planned Parenthood will post updates regarding our volunteer activities around the St. Louis area and provide a look at future opportunities to get involved. Here’s a look back at our work in May and information about future volunteer opportunities in June.
Interested in volunteering with Planned Parenthood? Check out what's coming up and the amazing activities our St. Louis volunteers have been up to. Perhaps there's an opportunity for you!
All sexually transmitted infections are important to discuss and treat, and having an STI is incredibly common. However, in Missouri and across the country, syphilis rates are increasing at an alarming rate.
Previous research suggests both the Nexplanon implant and Mirena IUD remain effective for at least another 12 months.
Let us introduce you to Courtney, one of our awesome volunteers in Springfield!
A “party with a purpose” is a great way to spread the word about Planned Parenthood and financially support our work. Here’s a step-by-step guide to planning your own event:
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