Forgiven and Set Free
Why Abortion healing?
Many women who choose abortion struggle with emotional, physical or spiritual distress after that choice. Most of these women are suffering in silence, not realizing that much of the difficulty they experience in their lives can be traced to the decision to abort and the circumstances that led them to make that one decision. And it’s not just the women who are affected. The men who would have been fathers are equally, yet differently affected.
What is Post-Abortion Stress?
Post-Abortion Stress is an adverse emotional reaction to abortion. It is often a delayed reaction and can surface at any time in a person’s life… and when it does, it can be confusing, painful and overwhelming.
symptoms and common reactions:
- Anger, bitterness, resentment
- Avoidance behaviors or addictions
- Guilt / regret
- Depression and/or suicidal impulses
- Relationship struggles
- Inability to bond with children
- Loneliness or emotional numbness
- Low self-esteem
- Sense of loss
- Sleeplessness / nightmares
- Uncontrollable rage
- Sexual dysfunction
- Unforgiveness toward self and others
- Avoidance of conversations that deal with abortion
What to expect in the AHA study
Abortion Healing Assistance is a 12 – week program that provides a confidential, non-judgmental, safe place for women and men who are seeking healing from the emotional and spiritual pain of abortion and enable them to:
- Work through denial
- Share fears and pain
- Deal with guilt
- Clear up misconceptions about God
- Grieve the loss of their child
- Come to acceptance
- Experience emotional and spiritual recovery
Confidentiality is key to the AHA study. Studies take place around the city to increase capacity and are always held when our Centers or study locations are closed.
For more information please complete the form below, call (904) 549-6113, OR email AHA@fcwsprc.org.
“For fifteen years, I denied that I had terminated my child’s life. It wasn’t until I fell into a ‘dark hole’ of depression and anxiety that I cried out to God. Through the Forgiven and Set Free Bible Study, God poured out His grace and mercy upon me and healed my broken heart. Experiencing God’s unconditional love through this Bible study changed my life.”
TOMMY, FORMER AHA ATTENDEE
Full Circle Freedom
Want to see how the Forgiven and Set Free program brings full-circle healing? Check out Natalie’s profound story! She began her journey in need of healing and now helps other find the same healing and freedom she has!
In this powerful testimony, Sue shares not only her heart for First Coast Women’s Services but also her own journey to healing from a past abortion.
If you are interested in learning more about the Abortion Healing Assistance program at First Coast Women’s Services, please complete the form below. Any information submitted will be handled with the strictest confidentiality by our Abortion Healing team.
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