Save the date! Join MHAMD and the Maryland Behavioral Health Coalition for our March on Annapolis at 12 p.m. on February 20. It begins at the Maryland Fire-Rescue Memorial. Show your support for behavioral health services and tell your legislators to do the same! (more…)
As the Maryland General Assembly begins its 2019 session, the Maryland Behavioral Health Coalition has announced its legislative agenda for this year. The Maryland Behavioral Health Coalition is a diverse mix of non-governmental organizations (including the Mental Health Association of Maryland) working together to ensure individuals affected by mental health and substance use disorders have high quality and accessible services for their needs.
It’s a new year and with it a symbolic opportunity to achieve the resolutions we’ve made. Even if you aren’t a resolutions type of person, the beginning of a new year tends to direct us to think about the past year and look ahead to what might happen in the next. As we start 2019, we’d like to suggest six traits we can all practice throughout the year that can benefit your mental health…and make your corner of the world a better place! (more…)
MHAMD is pleased to announce Sue Klebold will serve as the keynote presenter for our 2019 Legislative Briefing & Reception. Below, you can find more information about Sue. To register for this year’s event, which takes place on February 5, 2019, please go here. (more…)
The Consumer Quality Team of Maryland is a program of MHAMD that improves quality oversight of Maryland’s public mental health system by recording and addressing individual consumers’ satisfaction with the services they receive (more…)
Each year at our Legislative Briefing and Reception, MHAMD celebrates the champions whose leadership has had a lasting and profound impact on Maryland’s behavioral health system and the
people it serves. (more…)
As we close out 2018, it’s a time to reflect on the past year and all that has happened. For MHAMD, it was an exciting year for mental health awareness and advocacy in Maryland. For those of you who have followed us through our blog, on Twitter and on Facebook, you probably have a good grasp of our various activities. For the rest of us, we’ve created this handy infographic that encapsulates MHAMD’s work in Fiscal Year 2018. See it below. (more…)
The director of Mental Health First Aid Maryland Jennifer Treger will be featured in a segment of Straight Talk with Mike Gimbel to be aired this weekend and throughout December. Jennifer discusses the potential warning signs of a mental health issue and resources a person can turn to for help. (more…)
As you, and all of the stores, begin to prepare for the holiday season, don’t let the stress bring you down. Here are six practical tips to combat stress that may come with work, family, holiday party planning or even day-to-day life.