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Patient Resources

** New resources are added frequently **

Self Help

Emergencies –

911

Suicide Prevention –

1-800-273-8255

Help Finding A Therapist –

1-800-843-7274

Domestic Violence Hotline/Child Abuse –

1-800-422-4453

Crisis Hotline

1-800-999-9999

Cancer Information & Counseling Line –

1-800-525-3777

National Council on Again –

571-527-3900

Project Inform HIV/AIDS Treatment Hotline –

1-800-822-7422

National Center for Learning Disabilities –

1-888-575-7373

Medicare –

1-800-MED-ICARE

Meals on Wheels –

1-888-998-6325

Panic Disorder –

1-800- 64-PANIC


Patient Medication Assistance

NeedyMeds Drug Discount Card –

A modern day discount card right on your phone. Save up to 80% at over 63,000 pharmacies nationwide! Click here to sign up today.

PAN Foundation –

Provides assistance for certain medications under certain health conditions (so long as the patient meets certain eligibility criteria). Grants range from hundreds to thousands. Apply today by clicking here.

Health-Web Navigator –

Searches the web to find and evaluate healthcare websites. Click here to view.

Safe Needle Disposal –

Provides information on community sponsored sharps disposal programs. Click here for more information.

HealthWell Foundation –

Provides assistance for certain medications/conditions. Visit their website to view eligibility criteria and apply here.

Good Days Program –

Provides assistance with certain medications, must have 50% or more coverage for the RX. View their eligibility criteria and apply here.

Diplomat’s Copay Assistance –

Provides assistance with certain medications. View their eligibility criteria and apply here.

Needy Meds –

Enter the name of your medication to see assistance programs to lower your out of pocket. Click here to try.

Drug Pricing Tool –

Needy Meds has come up with a quick and easy way to find the cost of your medication. Click here to try.

Pfizer Savings Program –

Helps to lower patients’ out of pocket costs for certain covered medications. Click here for information.

The Free Drug Program –

Proving assistance for certain medications / conditions. Check out their eligibility requirements and apply here.


North Carolina Drug Discount Card

Please click here


IBD Restroom Access Cards by Amber Elder (Colitis Ninja)

Please click here

What They're Saying

"Shawn. I see what you're doing in the IBD community. You're doing phenomenal things! Prayers for your personal journey as well as I know it can't be easy."

Felicia Robertson, MD June 23 2017
2017-09-08T14:16:02-04:00
"Shawn. I see what you're doing in the IBD community. You're doing phenomenal things! Prayers for your personal journey as well as I know it can't be easy." Felicia Robertson, MD June 23 2017

"You're the best! So glad you joined (the Patient Advisory Council of ImproveCareNow) and I hope we can get to know eachother better! Looking at your blog girl it's amazing. You're a beautiful writer and fighter."

 

Natalie B, PAC ImproveCareNow, April 29 2017
2017-09-08T14:21:19-04:00
"You're the best! So glad you joined (the Patient Advisory Council of ImproveCareNow) and I hope we can get to know eachother better! Looking at your blog girl it's amazing. You're a beautiful writer and fighter."   Natalie B, PAC ImproveCareNow, April 29 2017

"Chronically Strong is an absolutely beautiful blog filled with information about Ulcerative Colitis, Chronic Bowel Disease and Mental Health just to name a few. (Shawntel) has excellent healthy eating tips as well as a focus on overall wellness and nutrition, and recipes."

Leanne, Blogger, Aug. 2 2017
2017-09-08T14:26:29-04:00
"Chronically Strong is an absolutely beautiful blog filled with information about Ulcerative Colitis, Chronic Bowel Disease and Mental Health just to name a few. (Shawntel) has excellent healthy eating tips as well as a focus on overall wellness and nutrition, and recipes." Leanne, Blogger, Aug. 2 2017

" I've never found you to be anything but inspiring. Your honesty is refreshing and I like when people keep it real. Makes me feel it's ok to be human."

 

Sara R, Sep. 12 2017
2017-09-12T22:05:16-04:00
" I've never found you to be anything but inspiring. Your honesty is refreshing and I like when people keep it real. Makes me feel it's ok to be human."   Sara R, Sep. 12 2017

Though mostly about IBD, this blog covers a wide array of issues.  Shawn covers complex issues, like how her identity as an African American intersects with her IBD.  I am taken aback by the depth of each post! Whether you’re a blogger or an IBDer, her posts are sure to offer tons of inspiration.

 

Collin, Jan. 9, 2019
2019-01-09T22:11:58-04:00
Though mostly about IBD, this blog covers a wide array of issues.  Shawn covers complex issues, like how her identity as an African American intersects with her IBD.  I am taken aback by the depth of each post! Whether you’re a blogger or an IBDer, her posts are sure to offer tons of inspiration.   Collin, Jan. 9, 2019