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La Parrilla Partnership Featuring Peer Ed!

La Parilla chose Bridgercare as its Charity Partner for all of 2017! This means that 50% of all La Pa profit will be donated to Bridgercare to support our new clinic, which is absolutely incredible. The other 50% of La Parilla's profits go back to their staff via a employee share program. Basically, La Pa [...]

2017-10-13T16:36:38-06:00October 13th, 2017|Education and Parent Resources, Fundraising, New Clinic|

Sexually Transmitted Infections: Disproportionate Impact on Females

Although both sexes are diagnosed with STIs at about the same rate, the disease impacts males and females differently. There are a few categories that play an important role in determining these differences including anatomy, lack of symptoms, long-term health effects, and complications during pregnancy and delivery. Everyone should be aware of these differences in [...]

2018-12-10T12:59:39-07:00September 25th, 2017|Education and Parent Resources|

Health Insurance 101

Like most people, you probably have some questions!    Do I need it?  Having health insurance has traditionally been a way of protecting yourself against unexpected medical bills (similar to car insurance, where you pay for coverage with the hopes that you won't get in an accident, but if you do, you have protection.)  If [...]

2018-12-10T12:55:10-07:00August 23rd, 2017|Education and Parent Resources|

Bates College “Sex Week”, a new model for the continuation of sexual health education in college?

Maddy Ekey is a Bozeman native and just graduated from Bates College in 2017! After her summer internship with Bridgercare in 2015, Maddy was instrumental in creating "Sex Week" at Bates College, which has now been adopted by the Office of Residence Life and Health Education as an important element of the Health Education curricula [...]

2018-12-10T11:58:46-07:00August 9th, 2017|Education and Parent Resources|

The Red Zone

It may sound like an intense sports commentator show on ESPN, but in reality the Red Zone is much more unsettling. It refers to the time period on college campuses from the first day of classes until Thanksgiving break when the incidence of sexual assaults spike, especially among female freshmen. Incoming freshmen are especially vulnerable [...]

2017-07-12T13:46:40-06:00June 27th, 2017|Education and Parent Resources|
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