News & Updates

Join us on February 25, 2016, at Lawyer’s Mall, Annapolis, for the Keep the Door Open rally and make your voice heard. Stand up for the more than 1 million Marylanders that live with a mental health or substance use issue. Learn more >>

Thank you for making BrainFutures 2015 a huge success. Our photo gallery is available, with more photos to be added soon. And, check back frequently as we plan to post some of the recorded conference highlights and sessions. Read more >>

Attend one the many upcoming New Day Campaign events, using art to challenge stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness and addiction. Learn more >>

Read the latest MHAMD’s Perspectives blog, 2016 Open Enrollment. Read now >>

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

Review the update from the 435th legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly on our 2015 Legislative Wrap-up page.   Learn more >>

Medication plus ongoing care provided in emergency departments is a promising approach for opioid dependence.                    Learn more >>

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

View the full NIMH Partnership Program Update from November 15, 2015.                Learn more >>



In 5 minutes a week, you can help to improve the lives of Marylanders living with mental illness or substance use disorder. Sign up for MHAMD’s Commit2Five Campaign. Learn more >>


Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the initial help given to someone developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis before appropriate professional or other assistance, including peer and family support, can be engaged. 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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