by Lucia Byttebier
June 6, 2017
Today is national #SaveMedicaid Day! The Women’s Recovery Center is asking that you stand with us and the 23 million Americans that are in danger of losing access to medical care. We are asking you to make your voice heard by calling, tweeting and posting your concerns to your families and communities that will be impacted by the loss of access to health care to let our U.S. Senators know how important Medicaid is to individuals and families that are facing addiction and behavioral crises. It takes 5 minutes, but could save a person, family and community from one more fatal overdose.
Ohio’s U.S. Senators are:
Here’s what you can say:
Caps and Cuts are Devastating
Cutting and capping Medicaid is dangerous for those marginalized with addiction #SaveMedicaid
Medicaid helps addicts to access vital treatment services for long term recovery and live lives like everyone else #SaveMedicaid
Medicaid helps addicts recover and to seek employment to be taxpaying citizens & full members of our communities #SaveMedicaid
In 2017, Cuyahoga County anticipates 775 fatal overdoses a 30% increase from 2016 #SaveMedicaid.
Each day, eleven Ohioans suffer fatal overdose #SaveMedicaid
Your voice matters! Make your voice heard! Thank you!