Information & Help MHAMD

Information & Help. Mental health is how we think about life or issues, how we feel about ourselves and others, and how we handle change, stress, and other things that happen to us. With good mental health, you feel good about …

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What We Do MHAMD

The Mental Health Association of Maryland’s public policy team works with the Maryland legislature, members of Congress, government officials, and other …

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Training What We Do MHAMD

Training. MHAMD's Mental Health First Aid® training course helps people improve their understanding of mental health, learn how to recognize …

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Outreach and Education What We Do MHAMD

Children’s Mental Health Matters! is a statewide education campaign to raise awareness of children’s mental health needs and enhance outreach efforts to families and communities. Learn More . Healthy New Moms . MHAMD's …

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Coronavirus MHAMD

In an effort to prioritize health and safety, Maryland Health Connection opened an emergency enrollment period for uninsured Marylanders through August 15, 2021. Text “MdReady” to 898211 to get alerts, tips, and resources related to the new coronavirus. Call 2-1-1, then press 2 to connect with a helpline representative immediately to get

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The Path Forward MHAMD

For Mental Health and Substance Use. A national campaign driving market-based improvement in access and care for all, the Path Forward is led in the Mid Atlantic region by the MidAtlantic Business Group on Health, the Mental Health Association of Maryland and the Maryland Primary Care Program. Together with payers, employers, providers and a

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Age-Related Changes Older Adults MHAMD

Health Conditions. There is a strong correlation between physical health and mental health. Though depression or anxiety may affect anyone, people suffering from chronic illness or pain are often at greater risk. Chronic illnesses occur more frequently in later years. More than 80% of Americans over age 65 experience one or more chronic health

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Children's Mental Health Matters MHAMD

The Children’s Mental Health Matters!Campaign brings together non-profits, schools, agencies, and other partners with the goal to raise public awareness of the importance of children’s mental health and substance use. The Campaign also helps reduce the stigma of mental health, lets parents know that they are not alone in caring for children with mental health needs, and …

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Chronic Mental Illness Older Adults MHAMD

The long-term health outcomes vary for people with serious mental illnesses. For older people who have received proper treatment, experienced relief from symptoms and who have strong family and/or social support systems, late life may unfold as it would for someone without a mental illness. For older individuals who developed the disorder in

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Peer Support Training PEERS: Seniors in Partnership

Peer support is a practice of meaningful connection, and research indicates it is very effective with behavioral health disorders. The following definition from Mental Health America defines peer support’s context, role, and workforce. Put simply, a peer is a person we identify with in some capacity. This can include anything from age to

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Read Our Publications MHAMD

Order Our Free Publications. The Mental Health Association of Maryland provides free informational resources, which are currently available by download or by mail. Publications are available by mail throughout the state of Maryland and the DMV (DC, Maryland, and Virginia). To receive publications in the mail, please fill out our publication

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Staff Leadership MHAMD

Maryland Crisis Hotline Call: 800-422-0009 Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Or Dial 2-1-1, Press 1

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Employment Opportunities MHAMD

Available Positions *Send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to [email protected] CQT Behavioral Health Specialist. GENERAL FUNCTION: Dating back to 2006, MHAMD has ensured quality of care for Marylanders through rigorous programs of services oversight. We accomplish this goal through the Consumer Quality Team’s announced and unannounced site …

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Maryland Mental Health Resources MHAMD

Calvert County Health Department, Behavioral Health 410-535-3079 x6. Calvert County Health Department, Mental Health Clinic 410-535-5400 x318. Calvert County. Core Service Agency Mid Shore Behavioral Health, Inc. 28578 Mary’s Court, Suite 1 Easton, Maryland 21601 410-770-4801 Fax: 410 -770-4809

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Signs and Symptoms Children & Youth MHAMD

Helping young children and their parents manage difficulties early in life may prevent the development of future mental health disorders. Once mental illness develops, it becomes a regular part of your child’s life and more difficult to treat. Even though we know how to treat (though not yet cure) many disorders, many children with mental

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Get Involved MHMAD

Get Involved. Have a passion for mental health? Then join MHAMD as we work to improve behavioral health services across Maryland, educate about mental health, train people the skills to help others, and empower people to have a voice in their care. We believe the promotion of mental health is the responsibility of all of us. No matter if you

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Crisis Resources Coronavirus MHAMD

Here is a list of crisis support resources. We will update this list as more services become available. Crisis Services by County. If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health emergency, call: 2-1-1, then press 1 to connect with a helpline representative — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Maryland Crisis Hotline – 800-422-0009.

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Get Help Coronavirus MHAMD

Get Help Now. Here you will find information on crisis resources, how to access care, how to get insurance, tips for living with mental illness during the coronavirus, warmlines and online support groups. If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health emergency, call: 2-1-1, then press 1 to connect with a helpline representative.

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