For over a century, we have fought the battle for equitable access to behavioral health care for all Marylanders. Our success depends on people like you — standing up, taking action, and working together for change. Help support our work by making a donation today.
MHAMD believes every person has a right to respect, dignity, and the opportunity to achieve their full potential free from stigma and prejudice. We're working to ensure that all Marylanders have access to high-quality behavioral healthcare.
Influencing policy to assure all Marylanders have access to quality behavioral health care.Learn More
Training professionals and everyday Marylanders how help those with behavioral health needs.Learn More
Offering behavioral health education and resources for all stages of life.Learn More
MHAMD’s library of free resources provides information on behavioral health throughout all stages of life.
The Mental Health Association of Maryland’s public policy staff works with the Maryland legislature, members of Congress, government officials, and other stakeholders including consumers, family members, mental health professionals, and other advocates to affect laws and policies at the State and Federal levels.
MHAMD’s training programs focus on delivering mental health training to health care professionals and laypeople.
Mental Health First Aid is a nationally certified course that teaches the skills needed to recognize signs of a mental health or substance use disorder crisis and take action.
Engage with™ is a comprehensive skills-based training designed to increase awareness and develop the skills needed to engage in caring for older adults.
MHAMD is pleased to offer Behavioral Health, Aging & Peer Support for Certified Peer Recovery Specialists (CPRS) or anyone who provides peer support.
MHAMD’s community outreach and education programs provide Marylanders of all ages with information to improve understanding of mental health and illness, increase knowledge of effective interventions, and strengthen pathways to care.
MHAMD’s children’s mental health efforts raise awareness of children’s mental health needs and enhance outreach efforts to families and communities.
Healthy New Moms works to raise awareness of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and offer support and resources to moms, families and providers across the state.
MHAMD established its Older Adult Program to address the need for widespread education and advocacy regarding mental wellness and the aging process.