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1/20/2020 MHAMD
Weekly Legislative Update

January 21st, 2020

2020 MHAMD Bill List 1/17/2020 Behavioral Health FY21 Budget ALERT In recent years, thanks to an outpouring of support from people across the state, MHAMD and its partners on the Behavioral Health Coalition have been successful in securing long-overdue multiyear funding increases for community…

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1/13/2020 MHAMD Weekly
Legislative Update

January 13th, 2020

Happy New Year! Today the Maryland General Assembly begins the first full week of the 2020 legislative session. Elected officials will spend the next few months debating Maryland's budget and over 2,000 legislative proposals covering an array of issues. As in years past, MHAMD expects to play a…

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2019 Millman Report Press Release

December 2nd, 2019

Amidst Opioid and Suicide Crisis, Disparities in Access to Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Increased in Maryland and Across the Country; Maryland’s Outpatient Access 4th Worst in Nation; Disparities Worse for Children   ANNAPOLIS, November 20, 2019 — In the midst of…

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News Release: MHAMD Honors Former Maryland State Senators Kasemeyer and Middleton, Delegate Sample-Hughes, Behavioral Health Administration’s Merrick at 2019 Legislative Briefing

February 1st, 2019

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…

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10 Things You Should Know About the Mental Health Parity Law

October 10th, 2011

1. Current regulations went into effect in January of 2010. The Wellstone and Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act was passed in 2008, but Interim Final Regulations were released in 2010. All insurance plans that are not specifically exempted from the law must now be in…

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