About Us

We are a non-profit medical clinic educating and equipping individuals to make empowered decisions. We care about you. We are here to empower you with the information you need to make the best choice for yourself and your future.

Our Services are Free and Confidential

Because Life Choices does not profit from any decision you make, we are uniquely equipped to help you explore all your options.

Our Team


Dr. Casey-Bolden is a local Family Practioner, providing quality medical care for many families in the Dyersburg community. She has been an invaluable member of the Life Choices team since 2012, offering her medical expertise and guidance in all areas of service.

    Loretta Mealer, RN
    Executive Director

    Loretta joined the Life Choices team in 2015 as our Clinic Services Manager overseeing all patient services, including pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, patient education and support. In August 2016 Loretta stepped into the Executive Director role. Her labor and delivery background, along with years of teaching childbirth education, have made her a great resource for our patients and her years of business experience has made her an invaluable leader.

      Shannon Powell
      Donor Development Manager

      Hired on in 2012 as receptionist, Shannon worked her way up to her current position and has played a major role in helping the Life Choices team grow and succeed in our mission. Her lively personality and extensive computer skills make her an invaluable part of the Life Choices team.

        Alicia Gill
        Prevention Director

        Alicia has been a prevention educator since July 2015 and as of July 2017 has taken on the additional role of prevention director.  With her energetic spirit and creative mind, she does an amazing job of communicating with the students of local and area schools, encouraging each one to see their individual value and potential.

          Carrie Engelhardt
          Prevention Assistant

          Carrie joined our team in August 2017. She is a substitute educator and handles a lot of the public relations for Life Choices.  With her dynamic personality and innovative ideas she is helping our community become even more familiar with all of the arms of Life Choices.

            Amanda Spires, RN

            Amanda joined Life Choices in October 2017 as Clinic Services Manager. Amanda oversees all patient services, including pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, patient education and support.

              Teresa Higdon

              Teresa joined the staff of Life Choices in August of 2017 as the receptionist. Her sweet voice and gentle inviting spirit make her a patient favorite, while her collaborative attitude, encourage and support the team, make her cherished by the staff.


                Derek Patterson

                Derek came on board as our male prevention educator in September 2017. His personality helps him relate well to youth, his passion for students and ability to be a listening ear makes him a great asset to our team. As the parent to a teen, Derek is unconditionally invested in empowering students to make wise choices.


                  BOARD MEMBERS

                  Lindsay Ennis Board Chair
                  Judy Boehmler Board Vice Chair/Treasurer
                  Lisa Medlin Secretary

                  Patricia Keller
                  Michael Kidd
                  Jim Coy Houston
                  Gene Pope
                  Justin Romero
                  Glenn Streeter

                  We are Located At

                  595 E. Tickle St | Dyersburg TN

                  Across the street from Dyersburg Regional Medical Center

                  Hours of Operation

                  M: 1:00 - 5:00

                  T: 8:00-12:00 & 1:00 - 5:00

                  Th: 8:00-12:00 & 1:00 - 5:00

                  731.286.HOPE (4673) | info@lifechoicesdyersburg.com