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Mental Health Association of Maryland supports maternal behavioral health initiatives

| Jun 29, 2022 | Maryland

The Mental Health Association of Maryland (MHAMD), one of the state’s top advocates for behavioral health policy reform, continues to support new developments at the federal and state level.      More health leaders are acknowledging the key link between maternal mental and physical health. According to MHAMD, 15-20% of...[ Read More ]

Innovative financing and regional partnerships key to advancing integrated behavioral health in Maryland

| Jun 27, 2022 | Maryland

Maryland is taking steps to improve the integration of behavioral health services in the primary care space, particularly for children and adolescents.  With initiatives such as educating providers, strengthening regional partnerships, and advocating for more cohesive financing, experts are working to address what they identify as a “surge in crisis...[ Read More ]

Maryland ranks top 10 in nation for health care during the pandemic

| Jun 17, 2022 | Maryland

Maryland leads the Mid-Atlantic region for best health care during the COVID pandemic, according to a new analysis from the Commonwealth Fund. Maryland ranked 7th best nationwide, and also led the Mid-Atlantic in avoiding hospital use and costs, and racial/ethnic equity.      The report measured state success from February...[ Read More ]

Maryland Tri-County Behavioral Health Engagement to expand Eastern Shore services

| Apr 28, 2022 | Maryland

In a developing partnership, TidalHealth Peninsula Regional, Atlantic General Hospital (AGH), and several community partners are expanding behavioral health services on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. This partnership, called the Tri-County Behavioral Health Engagement (TRIBE), is set to open its primary crisis center at TidalHealth later this year. The center will ultimately...[ Read More ]

Goodwin House Inc. and Maryland Department of Aging partner to launch innovative brain health program for older adults in Maryland

| Apr 21, 2022 | Maryland

Goodwin House Inc. (GHI), a senior living and health care services organization in the National Capital Region, and the Maryland Department of Aging (MDoA) announced last week the launch of StrongerMemory in senior centers across Maryland in a statewide partnership. StrongerMemory, an innovative brain health program for older adults, is initially launching in Baltimore, Charles, Calvert, Cecil, Wicomico, St. Mary's and Worcester counties. "We...[ Read More ]

Data exchange is moving Maryland behavioral health providers forward

| Mar 25, 2022 | Maryland

The last two years of the COVID pandemic has taken a toll on Maryland, particularly in the field of behavioral health. Data from the Community Behavioral Health Association of Maryland (CBH) reports emergency department visits for behavioral health increased by 12% over the last few years, while all other visits...[ Read More ]