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Legislators Contacted

I have sent our story in an effort to request a meeting to the following lawmakers: Washington DC: Senator Ted Cruz Senator John Cornyn Congressman Kevin Brady Senator Brandon Creighton Representative Valoree Swanson TX Joint Interim Committee on Prescribing & Dispensing Controlled Substances: Senator Charles Schwertner—co chair Rep JD...
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Media/Other Outlets Contacted

I have sent our story in an effort to spread awareness to the following media/other outlets: Dr. Phil Fox News Channel 13 News Ellen Show Today Show 60 Minutes CBS Sunday Morning Show Channel 2 News (AIRED 2/6/19, link under Video tab) Dr. Oz show Great Day Houston Fox...
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School Accomodations

  Understanding IEP’s https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/special-services/ieps/understanding-individualized-education-programs   Understanding 504’s https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/special-services/504-plan/understanding-504-plans //...
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Mental Health Chiropractic Care

Overview of Chiropractic Care and Mental Health https://www.mentalhtelp.net/articles/chiropractic-care/ What is Craniolsacral Therapy? https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318490.php  ...
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Psychotropic Drugs

How do Psychotropic Meds Work? https://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Training/Psychotropic_Medication/page36.asp List of Psychotropic Drugs https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_psychotropic_medications Psychotropic Drug Stats Americans are Often Wrongfully Medicated https://www.apa.org/monitor/2012/06/prescribing.aspx Mental Health Policy and Psychotropic Drugs https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2690138/ Side Effects of Common Psychiatric Drugs https://psychcentral.com/lib/common-side-effects-of-psychiatric-medications/ Hooking Our World on Drugs Analysis https://www.cchr.org/cchr-reports/psychiatry/introduction.html Link Between Psychiatric Drugs and Violence https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/mad-in-america/201101/psychiatric-drugs-and-violence-review-fda-data-finds-link What...
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Big Pharma and Ins Companies

How Drug Marketing Influences Prescriptions https://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/how-drug-marketing-may-influence-prescriptions Do Drug Company Payments Influence Doctors https://health.usnews.com/health-care/patient-advice/articles/2018-08-31/do-drug-company-payments-to-doctors-influence-which-drugs-they-prescribe How Big Pharma Changes Doctor’s Minds https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.newsweek.com/how-pharma-changes-doctors-minds-593189%3famp=1 Part I: Why Drugs are so Expensive https://medium.com/unraveling-healthcare/from-shkreli-to-sanders-why-are-drugs-so-expensive-the-role-of-pharma-79d67c727b68 Part II: Big Pharma vs. Insurance Companies https://medium.com/unraveling-healthcare/drug-pricing-part-2-the-pharma-vs-health-insurance-showdown-c71eb683eb13...
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