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 …


Business, Health

Reflections Behavioral Health opens its doors in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—A new behavioral health clinic has opened in Perry Hall. Reflections Behavioral Health opened its doors on Tuesday.  The new health center is located at 8840 Belair Road (21236). An array of services are being offered at the new location, including group therapy, holistic therapies, and psychiatric rehabilitation programs. “Our vision is to give our community a behavioral …


Maryland Department of Health, 211 Maryland announce enhanced search options for mental health, substance use services

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and 211 Maryland this week announced the launch of a new database on PressOne.211MD.org that improves access for Marylanders looking for mental health and substance use disorder resources. The site offers new dropdown filters — including age, language, payment options, special populations and service type — which narrow search results and identify the specific …

Governor Hogan announces supplemental budget for new public safety facilities, expanded cyber readiness, infrastructure and public health investments

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week announced that he has submitted a $2.8 billion supplemental budget to the General Assembly that makes key investments in some of his administration’s core priorities, including support for police and public safety, an expanded cyber readiness and workforce initiative, and critical infrastructure and public health investments. This supplemental budget also funds top priorities for …

Governor Hogan presents FY 2023 budget focused on tax relief, education, relief for underserved Marylanders [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday presented his Fiscal Year 2023 (FY 2023) surplus budget, which strengthens the state’s Rainy Day Fund to record levels, delivers major tax relief to retirees and working families, expands relief for vulnerable Marylanders, makes record investment in K-12 education and school construction, increases funding for the Maryland Park Service, fully funds Chesapeake Bay restoration, …

Maryland Department of Health launches Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit, MD Young Minds program

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health this week announced the launch of a new Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit and MD Young Minds, two new resources designed to support teens and adolescents who may be struggling with mental health issues. MDH’s Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) developed the new resources to help Maryland youth find mental health support. “Engaging directly with young …

Department of Aging announces Dementia Friendly Baltimore County initiative

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Aging will next week launch Dementia Friendly Baltimore County (DBFC), a new community-based, cross-sector initiative aimed to create a more inclusive and accessible Baltimore County. Dementia Friendly Baltimore County will officially kick-off at a virtual event on Wednesday, December 8 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants can register online here. “Baltimore County is …

Maryland Department of Health to award $55 million in mental health, substance use grant funding

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday announced $55 million in grant funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). The funding, slated to begin distribution in November, will provide relief to behavioral health patients and service providers who have been impacted by the pandemic …