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What policies will you propose to address the opioid crisis without eliminating pain management options for those who live with chronic pain?

full legalization marijauana preferred. addiction is a health issue so they need treatment. penalize drug companies that actively sell substances as if non-addiction.

Would your proposed policies account for the needs of some individuals to utilize both medical marijuana and pain medication in different facets of their treatment? If so, how?

yes. up to doctors. i am not a doctor. cannot recommend. but alllow doctors to do that

What changes will you make to ensure that people who require pain management services can access and receive services that center their individualized needs?

by shifting burden of criminall liability from patients addicted to the drug companies and reps.

Do you plan to address the disparity in equitable pain management treatment experienced by those in the Black, Indigenous and People of Color or multiply marginalized communities? If so, how?

Universal health care!

What policies would you implement to ensure people with disabilities receive comprehensive, high quality, and equitable mental health services and insurance coverage?

Universal health care

Share your thoughts on co-responder programs (mental health & law enforcement joint response to mental health crises).

believe whenever people with disabilities incur police, should be present a social worker

How would you work to eliminate the disproportionate connection between being disabled and becoming entangled in the criminal justice system as opposed to being given necessary and equitable mental health treatment?

immediate access to social worker upon arrest. mandatory mental evaluation.

In your opinion, what can be done to identify and mitigate disability bias in the treatment of mental health? How would you work to address this?

Not sure.

What policies would you propose to encourage public investment in improving accessibility and implementing universal design?

A reimbursement program to make older buildings compliant, and steep fine for those who fail to make accessble.

What policies or incentives will you promote to encourage private business owners to make their buildings accessible?

same answer as above. A reimbursement program to make older buildings compliant, and steep fine for those who fail to make accessible.

How can housing data be utilized to better account for the needs of people with disabilities and to promote increasingly accessible living spaces?

Not sure

What policies would you implement to provide people with disabilities with equitable access to upward economic opportunity?

Cannot discriminate, except difficult jobs. believe in a universal basic income. 2) those capable of working should be assigned a social worker that will find work that will accommodate their disability

What changes to the current social safety net would you propose to implement a more all-encompassing framework that allows people with disabilities to receive needed services that are not currently covered by private or employer-based insurance, such as personal care and other uncovered assistance they may require, while not limiting the ability to pursue economic opportunity? If so, how?

universal health care and universal basic income.

How would you work to promote and incentivize equal opportunity for those with disabilities in employment?

repetitive question. already answered. employ people with disabilities. unsure.

How would you propose to address the barriers that unequitable access to transportation create to economic opportunity for those with disabilities?

Transportation reimbursement thru universal health care

What policies will you propose to better protect the rights of parents with disabilities and to ensure they have needed supports?

A social worker should be assigned to protect their rights.

Research shows that removing a child from their parents should only be used as a last resort. How might you work to ensure this standard is adhered to equally when parents with disabilities are involved and adaptation isn’t conflated with neglect or abuse?

Same answer as last one.

What policies would you propose to further address bias against parents with disabilities among child protection workers?

same answers as above

When support is needed to guarantee that individuals with disabilities can exercise their parental rights, how will your policies ensure such supports are easily accessible to the family?

By insuring each diisabled is assigned a social worker to protect their rights

What policies do you propose to protect the reproductive rights of people with disabilities?

By insuring each diisabled is assigned a social worker to protect their rights