Get PrEP-ped to Prevent HIV

Taking PrEP medication daily can help prevent HIV if you are at risk.

Health Care, HIV/AIDS

We know you know your status*. But did you know that there’s a little blue pill that helps prevent HIV? That’s right! It’s called pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP, and it’s a daily medication to help prevent HIV for people at risk of exposure. That (longer-than-you-may-think) list includes: Your Maine Family Planning provider can help you […]

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Domestic Abuse & COVID-19: What Mainers Need to Know

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Get Involved

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. For this guest post, we asked our friends at the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence to share a bit about how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting survivors, advocates, and service providers. Statewide domestic abuse helpline: 1-866-834-4357Deaf or hard of hearing: 1-800-473-1220 Since the arrival of COVID-19 in Maine, […]

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MFP Condemns Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation


Maine Family Planning is appalled at the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. This confirmation never should have moved forward in the first place — not so close to the election, with so many votes already cast, and not while people in Maine and across the country continue to wait […]

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Should You Get Tested for Syphilis?

Syphilis bacteria can be detected with a quick blood test.

STIs, Uncategorized

Over half of people in the U.S. will get a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) during their lifetime, yet most adults don’t know how common STIs are — or that they’re on the rise. MFP’s STI Series aims to bridge that knowledge gap. Armed with the facts, we can bust stigma and stay healthy! Folks, we […]

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