News & Updates

Read the latest from the MHAMD’s Perspectives blog, Family Resource Kits help parents identify emerging mental health problems affecting children. Read now >>

Become a member of MHAMD. Your membership supports our ongoing advocacy and educational programs. Join now >>

A Youth Mental Health First Aid evaluation report, Evaluation of Youth Mental Health First Aid USA: A Program to Assist Young People in Psychological Distress, has been released. Read Now >>

Interested in Mental Health First Aid training opportunities? Browse Mental Health First Aid Maryland’s course listings now. Learn More >>

Healthy New Moms offers informational publications for moms, family members and providers. Order hard copy publications or access downloadable publications from the Healthy New Moms website. Learn More >>

View MHAMD’s Centennial Video, Out of the Darkness. View Now >>

View MHAMD’s 2016 Legislative Wrap-Up >>

Find out about Clinical Trials and other research news.  Learn more >>

View the July 5, 2016 NIMH Outreach Partnership Update >>



During the 2016 Legislative Session, access was MHAMD’s main concern in improving health outcomes for Marylanders: access to information, access to services, and access to high-quality care. View MHAMD’s 2016 Legislative Wrap-Up and Final Bill List for more about our legislative priorities and successes from the session.


Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a public education national certification course that teaches the skills to recognize an emerging mental health problem or crisis, how to offer initial help and link individuals to the proper resources. Learn more >>


Consumer Quality Team

During announced and unannounced site visits to public mental health programs and facilities, CQT’s teams of consumers and family members listen non-judgmentally to what consumers have to say during voluntary, anonymous, qualitative interviews for the purpose of immediate quality improvement. Learn more >>

Resources for Every Age

From children to older adults and everyone in between, MHAMD offers resources that can help.
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Take a free and anonymous depression screening.
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