Events, Family, Health

Maryland Department of Health recognizes Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month in May

Baltimore, MD—In recognition of Maternal Health Awareness Month, the Maryland Department of Health encourages Marylanders to learn the signs and symptoms of common mental health conditions experienced by pregnant women and how to get help for themselves or a loved one. Maternal mental health conditions are among the most common complications in pregnancy and childbirth and can occur anytime during …


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Maryland awarded federal innovation funds to address impact of opioid crisis on maternal, child health

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health has launched the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) model this month, using funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The MOM initiative focuses on improving care for pregnant and postpartum Medicaid participants who are diagnosed with opioid use disorder (OUD). “The Maryland Department of Health remains committed to ending the opioid crisis, …