news & updates

Petition to Restore Funding for Behavioral Health Care  Sign the Keep The Door Open Campaign’s petition to Governor Hogan to restore behavioral health funding in Maryland. Sign Now!

Baltimore County Behavioral Health Fair & Town Hall Meeting to be Held May 28, 2015 Read More.

Maryland Behavioral Health Rally covered in Baltimore Sun — “Shouting the slogan ‘keep the doors open,’ several hundred supporters of Maryland’s mental health and drug treatment programs rallied outside the State House in Annapolis Wednesday to protest proposed cuts in the budget for compensating care providers.” Read More. View highlights from the rally here.

New MHAMD Report Finds That Insurance Hurdles Leave Many Marylanders Without Access to Needed Psychiatric Services —MHAMD performed this study to assess the accuracy and adequacy of the psychiatric networks of commercial insurers. Read More.

Stillbirth May Increase Women’s Long-Term Risk for Depression; NIH-Funded Network Study Finds Risk Even for Women with No History of DepressionWomen who deliver a stillbirth—but who have no history of depression—may be at a higher risk for long-lasting depression, conclude researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Learn More.

Learn about the NIMH OPP, Clinical Trials and other research news.

View the full NIMH March 1, 2015 Update

Take a depression, anxiety or other mental health screening here


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.

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Insurance Information

insurance info

Do you have questions about the Affordable Care Act or the Federal Parity Law?

Are you having difficulty using your health insurance to access behavioral health care?

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Criminal Justice Partnership

criminal justice partnership

Since 2005, the Mental Health & Criminal Justice Partnership (MHCJP) has worked to improve services for individuals with mental illnesses who become involved with the justice system.
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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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