Question about health insurance

I’ve swapped emails with a reader of this site for about a year now.  She is anorexic and has made tremendous strides in getting better.  She saw a doctor, got meds, and has been doing great.  Props to her for having the gumption to get help, it’s not easy.

However, she just sent me this email and I don’t have an answer.  Perhaps one of you will.

I need some advice, if you’re able to provide it. I recently turned 26, and am no longer on my ‘rents insurance…meaning I can no longer afford my meds?  What can I do?  I’ve noticed how much my anxiety about food (and overall) is getting and I’d really like to not stop progressing.

Thoughts?

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About JT Eberhard

When not defending the planet from inevitable apocalypse at the rotting hands of the undead, JT is a writer and public speaker about atheism, gay rights, and more. He spent two and a half years with the Secular Student Alliance as their first high school organizer. During that time he built the SSA’s high school program and oversaw the development of groups nationwide. JT is also the co-founder of the popular Skepticon conference and served as the events lead organizer during its first three years.


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