Our approach empowers patients to decide when and if they want to become pregnant
We work with health care providers of all types, including hospitals, private practice groups, state and local health departments, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), Planned Parenthood clinics, community agencies and more to reduce barriers preventing patients from accessing the same-day birth control method of their choice.
Upstream recognizes the horrific history of eugenics in North Carolina and understands the importance of ensuring a system of care that supports patient autonomy. Our work focuses on training providers to offer patient-centered, non-coercive contraceptive care and health equity across our programming. Here’s how we do it.