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Contact Your Policymakers

Your voice is powerful.

By helping policymakers understand what is fundamentally important to those who know Parkinson's disease intimately, you can shape their decision-making. Contact your elected officials now and tell them how they can use their votes to support Parkinson’s research and care.

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      Help Expand Access to Mental Health Care Services

      Urge Congress to expand mental health care services for people with Medicare.
    • A congressional meeting with lawmakers.

      Save the California Parkinson’s Disease Registry

      Urge California lawmakers to support funding to keep the California Parkinson's Disease Registry open.
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      Stand with Parkinson’s Researchers on Capitol Hill

      Urge Congress to support Parkinson’s research funding.
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      Support Legislation to Receive Mental Health Treatment From Home

      Provide people with Parkinson’s with additional resources for depression and anxiety.
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      Protect Financial Access to Medications through Medicare Part D

      Urge Congress to enact an out-of-pocket drug cap.
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      Tell Congress to Expand Access to Mental Health Care for People with Parkinson’s

      Medicare should cover licensed mental health counselors.
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      You Can Help Ban a Toxic Herbicide That Causes Parkinson’s. Write to Congress Today!

      Help be a part of history. We can ban the herbicide paraquat, which increases Parkinson’s risk, from use in the United States.
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      Protect Research Freedom: Contact Congress on Fetal Tissue Access

      Tell lawmakers to support research freedom!
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      Act Now: The Economic Burden of Parkinson’s Disease Is $52 Billion

      Tell lawmakers how much Parkinson’s disease costs patients, families and the federal government.
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      Compose Your Own Message

      Share your story with your elected officials. Craft your own message and let your lawmakers know how public policy impacts people living with Parkinson's disease.
Find Your Elected Officials

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Want to Get More Involved?

There are many ways to make your voice heard. Download our advocacy toolkit and other educational materials to learn how you can influence public policy.

“Don’t ever be afraid to tell your story, because the more people calling and emailing their members of Congress, the better. Our voices matter.”
Judy Bellenfant Parkinson’s advocate and care partner
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