Advocating for Improved Access to Behavioral Health Care in Maryland

All Marylanders should have access to the mental health and substance use treatment they need to lead safe and fulfilling lives. The Mental Health Association of Maryland’s public policy team works with the Maryland legislature, members of Congress, government officials, and other stakeholders to affect laws and policies at the state and federal level. Please explore this section to learn more about our work and how you can join us to make your voice heard!

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The Mental Health Association of Maryland brings together hundreds of nonprofit groups and state/local agencies to effect change across a range of behavioral health issue areas.


Get the latest updates on our work in Annapolis and throughout the state, including weekly updates during the legislative session, links to important policy reports, and breaking news from the behavioral health field!

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Read more about MHAMD's advocacy throughout the years in our Legislative Wrap-Ups and Bill Lists.

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