Open Classroom | Losing HER Voice: Mental Health Implications of Abortion Restrictions

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Central, Virtual

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Presented by:
Megan D Keyes, PhD
Adjunct Faculty, Brown School
Founder, Trauma Empowered Consulting, LLC

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in June 2022 adversely impacts women on multiple levels. Research indicates loss of personal autonomy regarding reproductive choice can result in mental health problems and reduced well-being. However, these negative repercussions may be more detrimental for specific cohorts of women including members of marginalized communities as well as survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault. Please join Dr. Keyes to learn more about the various life circumstances, potential stressors and trauma exposure, and mental health issues these women often experience and how abortion denial may further complicate their health and welfare.

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