Tag: Protecting Yourself

Free or Low-Cost Birth Control

The WV Family Planning Program contracts with approximately 162 local county health departments, primary care and rural health centers, college and university student health clinics, hospitals, and private medical practices to deliver clinical family planning services to eligible individuals.To find a clinic near you visit WV Family Planning or call 1-800-642-8522 You can text 368674 on your…
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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

“National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a national HIV/AIDS testing and treatment community mobilization effort designed to encourage Blacks across the United States and Territorial Areas to get educated, get tested, get treated, and get involved with HIV/AIDS, as it continues to devastate Black communities,” says LaMont “Montee” Evans, of Healthy Black Communities, Inc. and…
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Is Peanut Butter Offensive?

We let a word have power over us and define us by the way it is used. Take for example the words peanut butter, if a guy said “I love that you are such a strong peanut butter!” I would find that funny and also feel complimented because the way it was phrased but if…
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RISE Magazine: From Rights to Reality

From Rights to Reality is a plan for parent advocacy and family-centered child welfare reform. It Identifies 15 rights for parents involved with the child welfare system. As a parent investigated by the child welfare system: 1. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO not lose my child because I’m poor. 2. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO services…
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