Last month, the Maryland Department of Health (DOH) announced that $2.7 million has been made available over the next three years to support pregnant and parenting women recovering from opioid use disorder and substance use disorder. Maryland is piloting the program, known as Strengthening Families in Recovery (SFP). “The Strengthening Families approach will be incorporated … Read more

Several years ago, Maryland legislators wanted to address their constituents’ mental healthcare needs using patient-centered and data-driven models. Therefore, in 2018, legislators established a Collaborative Care Pilot Program to reach, diagnose, and treat Medicaid patients who have access to primary care but may not have received needed behavioral healthcare.     “One in five Americans … Read more