Right to Know is a non-profit organization that advocates for people impacted by genetic identity issues and loss of genetic continuity from adoption, assisted reproduction, or an NPE through media education, mental health initiatives, and advocacy to ensure our fundamental human right to know our genetic identity.
- Twitter: @RighttoKnowUs (https://mobile.twitter.com/righttoknowus/)
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- Facebook: RightToKnowUs (https://www.facebook.com/RighttoKnowUS)
- LinkedIn: (https://www.linkedin.com/company/right-to-know/)
Affiliated websites and groups
MPE Counseling Directory (www.MPECounseling.org): A list of licensed therapists by state with experience working with people with misattributed parentage. If you do not see a therapist in your state, call 323-TALK-MPE and we’ll help you find one.
MPE Education Classes and Informational Videos (www.MPE-Education.org): We offer classes and informational videos on topics related to misattributed parentage and DNA surprises. There are also classes available with continuing education credits for licensed therapists.
RTK Peer-Led Facebook Support Groups
MPE Life: Adoptees, NPEs, Donor Conceived, & DNA Surprise: An inclusive support group for individuals who are adopted, donor conceived, who had a NPE, and people with DNA Surprise geared towards building friendships and encouraging lighthearted banter around our new life.
Cross-Cultural Connections from a DNA Surprise or MPE: An inclusive, intersectional support group for first degree adoptees, DCPs, people with an an NPE and an MPE that offers a safe space to share, process, give and receive feedback, pool resources, and have discussions about the experiences, challenges, emotions surrounding significant changes in ethnicity from a DNA test.
MPE Jewish Identity & DNA Surprises: This is an inclusive support group for individuals who through DNA testing have discovered Jewish heritage and in some cases lost it due to a DNA test and is a safe space to share, process, give and receive feedback, pool resources, and have discussions about the full range of experiences, challenges, and emotions of the MPE Jewish journey.
DNA Surprise Support for MPE Friends & Family: The ripple effects of a DNA surprise can affect so many individuals. This is an inclusive support group for family and friends of individuals impacted by a DNA surprise or a Misattributed Parental Experience (MPE).
* MPE Counseling Collective: This is a group for therapists who support adoptees, DCPs, people with an NPE, or with a MPE.