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Where Are Our Values?


Last updated 7/5/2021 at 9:58am

Every state had an opportunity to accept Medicaid expansion to cover medical care for low-income workers – many of whom we praised at the height of COVID.

North Carolina is one of only 12 states which has not done so. Where are our values?

Having run mental health clinics for 23 years in Mississippi and Texas, I know the trauma of mental illness and addiction.

Medicaid expansion would provide affordable health care to an additional 1,983 Transylvania County and 624,000 State residents (Cone Health Foundation). Yet, politicians who blame mental illness for gun violence voted agai...

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