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US District Court Certifies Class Action Mental Health Lawsuit

October 28th, 2016

Last month, the US District Court for the Northern District of California certified a nationwide ERISA class action suit against United Behavioral Health (UBH). The lawsuit alleges that UBH is in violation of ERISA because they systemically deny coverage for mental health treatment. ERISA requires…

TRICARE Will Comply with Federal Parity Act

October 6th, 2016

Recently release federal regulations will bring TRICARE, the insurance plan for active and retired service members and their families, into compliance with the federal parity act. TRICARE has always had a comprehensive benefit package for mental health services, but was previously exempt from…

5 ways you can raise awareness during National Suicide Prevention Week

September 6th, 2016

This week, September 5-11, individuals and organizations are sharing personal stories, information and resources on social media for National Suicide Prevention Week. Suicide is the eleventh leading cause of death in Maryland and the numbers have increased in recent years. What can you do to raise…

Network Adequacy Series, Part IV: We need your help to ensure strong insurance networks

July 12th, 2016

On April 26, 2016, Governor Hogan signed HB1318-Health Benefit Plans-Network Access Standards and Provider Network Directories into law. This landmark legislation based on the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Network Adequacy Model Act will dramatically improve insured…


New consumer advocate finds her voice

July 5th, 2016

A guest post from consumer advocate Jessica S.:  As a consumer of behavioral health services for many years, it was not until I pursued specialty treatment for PTSD that I learned the depth of the injustice to behavioral health consumers done by insurance companies. It was an accepted norm that…


Maryland breaks the ice about stigma

June 17th, 2016

Last month, six individuals left California on a 5 million-step cross-country marathon called The IceBreaker Run to start a dialogue about the barriers that exist between mental illness and mental health.…

Join MHAMD’s volunteer Citizen Action Team

June 2nd, 2016

  Want to learn more about behavioral health topics? Interested in volunteering with the Mental Health Association of Maryland? Join the Citizen Action Team! The Citizen Action Team brings together consumers, providers, advocates, and passionate individuals to help those living with…


Breaking the ice and starting the conversation about mental health

May 18th, 2016

  Earlier this week, six runners left California on the IceBreaker Run. These six runners will run a marathon each day as they travel from California to Virginia, stopping along the way to start community conversations about mental health. The six runners have diverse backgrounds and…

Guest Post: “Celebrating through Art!” – Carrie McGraw, Maryland Department of Disabilities

May 13th, 2016

The Children’s Mental Health Matters Campaign, coordinated by the Mental Health Association of Maryland and the Maryland Coalition of families, helped to plan this event to kick off Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week in Maryland. -- "Governor Hogan declared May 1st through 7th…

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