One problem that many people face in regards to their healthcare needs is the ability to be able to afford their medications. Prescriptions can cost up to $300 each, which is out of reach for most patients. S.A.Y. clinic is attempting to assist patients through the growth of our Prescription Assistance Program. Managed by Lanay Perry, this program connects appropriate patients to drug manufacturers to supply their meds free of charge for as long as they qualify. The following is a list of the drug manufacturers that we have aligned with and the medications they are supplying. (more…)
News & Updates from SAY Detroit Clinic
October 27 – Highland Park, MI – Detroit Red Wing captain Henrik Zetterberg and his wife, Emma – through their charitable foundation – donated $40,000 to Mitch’s S.A.Y. Detroit Family Health Clinic in support of ongoing efforts there to provide free healthcare for homeless mothers and children.
Zetterberg Foundation was established in 2013 by Detroit Red Wings Captain Henrik Zetterberg and his wife Emma to increase and expand their efforts in giving back to the City of Detroit, and the charitable causes they believe in globally; involving children, education and healthcare.
(from l-r: Stephan Huber (Exec Director of ZF), Mitch Albom, Emma Zetterberg, Henrik Zetterberg)
The special event included cocktails, dinner, a live auction, entertainment and a private VIP reception with Henrik and other Red Wings players.
The S.A.Y. Detroit Family Health Clinic has a philosophy for healing that encompasses all of the physical, social, and psychological needs of the patient. It has been well documented in research that social and psychological problems can lead to pain, anxiety, and ultimately disease. We are always looking for effective modes of therapies to address all the needs of our patients. (more…)
DETROIT, March 26 – More than a dozen Detroit charities were grateful recipients of more than $400,000 in donations distributed from Mitch Albom’s “S.A.Y. (Super All Year) Detroit Radiothon.” The monies were collected in a single 15-hour broadcast last December at the Somerset Collection in Troy.
Albom handed out 14 oversized checks at a ceremony held at WJR Radio in Detroit’s FisherBuilding Wednesday morning. With him was Dr. Chad Audi of the Detroit Rescue Mission, which facilitates the “S.A.Y. Detroit” charity founded by Albom in 2006. (more…)
On Monday, October 15, RiteAid visited S.A.Y. Detroit Family Health Clinic during their “acts of wellness” national tour in celebration of its 50th year. Local Michigan RiteAid employees and managers stocked the clinic with seventy Health & Beauty Kits, as well as office supplies and vital first aid items. The clinic is the nation’s first free medical clinic devoted to homeless children and their mothers, and has expanded to serve the uninsured and underinsured in the Detroit metro area. The supplies provided by RiteAid are welcome inventory for the clinic’s patients, many of whom cannot afford the basic necessities the kits can provide.
Doctors and staff from the clinic also discussed current health-related issues that acutely affect the community, including diabetes education and holistic, alternative medicine options when combating the illnesses common to patients living in poverty.