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.

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    Since 2011, Marla has been leading our team of educators that go into area schools to present a message of abstinence, risk avoidance, and goal setting. She is a certified Sexual Risk Avoidance Specialist and has a passion to empower the youth of today to make wise choices for their tomorrows.

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      Loretta Mealer, RN
      Executive Director

      Loretta oversees all patient services, including pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, patient education and support. Her labor and delivery background, along with years of teaching childbirth education, have made her an important member of our team.

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        Shannon Powell, SRAS
        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.

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          Kathy Hassell

          Kathy became the Life Choices receptionist in August of 2015. Her sweet voice and gentle spirit make her a patient favorite, while her ability to organize, encourage and support the team, make her cherished by the staff.

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            Matt Boals, SRAS
            Prevention Educator

            Since 2013, Matt has been on staff as one of our prevention educators. As a certified Sexual Risk Avoidance Specialist, he is uniquely trained to interact and educate the youth in area schools to make wise decisions today that will equip them in their goals for tomorrow and beyond.

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              Alicia Gill
              Prevention Educator

              Alicia came on staff in July 2015 as a prevention educator and is a welcome addition to our team. 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.

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                Dawn Orman
                Finance Assistant

                Working behind the scenes since 2010, Dawn is an irreplaceable member of the Life Choices team. Although the many patients who walk through our doors never meet her, her passion for our patients and the mission of Life Choices makes her a priceless team member.

                BOARD MEMBERS

                Gayle Martin Board Chair
                Judy Boehmler Board Vice Chair
                Alyce Finley Treasurer
                Lisa Medlin Secretary
                Doug Fitzwater
                Patricia Keller
                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