News & Updates

Read the latest MHAMD’s Perspectives blog, Breaking the ice and starting the conversation about mental health. Read now >>

Become a member of MHAMD. Your membership supports our ongoing advocacy and educational programs. Join now >>

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week was a success, with organizations across the state hosting awareness events throughout the week. View the campaign highlights >>

The 2016 Legislative Session has ended. View MHAMD’s 2016 Legislative Wrap-Up >>

New Medicaid guidance improves access to health care for justice-involved Americans re-entering their communities. Learn More >>

Thank you for making BrainFutures 2015 a huge success. Browse the sessions now >>

Find out about Clinical Trials and other research news.  Learn more >>

View the May 15, 2016 NIMH Outreach Partnership Update >>



During the 2016 Legislative Session, access was MHAMD’s main concern in improving health outcomes for Marylanders: access to information, access to services, and access to high-quality care. View MHAMD’s 2016 Legislative Wrap-Up and Final Bill List for more about our legislative priorities and successes from the session.


Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a public education national certification course that teaches the skills to recognize an emerging mental health problem or crisis, how to offer initial help and link individuals to the proper resources. Learn more >>


Consumer Quality Team

During announced and unannounced site visits to public mental health programs and facilities, CQT’s teams of consumers and family members listen non-judgmentally to what consumers have to say during voluntary, anonymous, qualitative interviews for the purpose of immediate quality improvement. Learn more >>

Resources for Every Age

From children to older adults and everyone in between, MHAMD offers resources that can help.
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Take a free and anonymous depression screening.
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