Like most seniors winding down the final weeks of their last school year, Annapolis Area Christian School student Myles Henderson keeps pretty busy.
For Immediate Release
May 2, 2019
A record 850+ organizations, agencies and schools will come together to raise awareness about the importance of children’s mental health
May is Mental Health Month, and we at MHAMD are looking forward to a busy month of activities. Next week is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week. We are also recognizing Older Americans Month with a series of activities throughout Maryland. Over the last few years, MHAMD has established many traditions related to Mental Health Month and Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week.
MHAMD is looking for Baltimore County older adults, peer support specialists and professionals who work with older adults in any role to take part in focus groups on aging and peer support.
On Thursday, April 4, close to 100 health professionals came together at the Meeting House in Columbia, Md., to attend a workshop titled “Screening for Suicide Risk and an Update on the Neurobiology of Suicide.” The event, cohosted by MHAMD and the National Institute of Mental Health, featured a pair of experts from NIMH, Dr. Lisa Horowitz and Dr. Elizabeth Ballard.
This Saturday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the 10th annual B’More Healthy Expo will take place at the Baltimore Convention Center. The expo features dozens of health and wellness exhibits, health screenings and other activities for the whole family. (more…)
Last night, MHAMD hosted the 2019 Legislative Briefing and Reception at the Hotel Annapolis, and it proved to be an evening we will not soon forget. (more…)
News Release: MHAMD Honors Former Maryland State Senators Kasemeyer and Middleton, Delegate Sample-Hughes, Behavioral Health Administration’s Merrick at 2019 Legislative Briefing
For Immediate Release
February 1, 2019
MHAMD Honors Former Maryland State Senators Kasemeyer and Middleton, Delegate Sample-Hughes, Behavioral Health Administration’s Merrick at 2019 Legislative Briefing
Author and Mental Health Advocate Sue Klebold to Deliver Keynote; MD Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford to Speak on Hogan Administration’s Behavioral Health Priorities
Lutherville, Md. — The Mental Health Association of Maryland (MHAMD) honors the state’s champions of behavioral health and offers an overview of its legislative priorities at its 2019 Legislative Briefing and Reception to be held on February 5 in Annapolis. (more…)
Maryland Behavioral Health Coalition Issues Statement in Response to Governor Larry Hogan’s Proposed FY 2020 Budget
Today, Dan Martin, MHAMD’s senior director of public policy, issued the following statement on behalf of the Maryland Behavioral Health Coalition on Governor Larry Hogan’s proposed fiscal year 2020 budget: (more…)