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Mental Health Association of Maryland 2024 Legislative Briefing and Reception
Graduate Annapolis Hotel , Annapolis
Monday 12 Feb 2024
3:00 PM - 7:30 PM
At the 2024 MHAMD Legislative Briefing and Reception, we will be laser focused on the children’s mental health crisis in Maryland, bringing together leaders from all child-serving agencies to discuss an interagency plan that coordinates and improves services for children and youth across the state. We will also hear directly from Maryland youth about their experience with Maryland’s behavioral health system, hear from Maryland legislators about behavioral health bills they’re introducing, and much more!
2024 Legislative Briefing and Reception’s programming will include:
Celebrate the 2024 awardees:
Maryland Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Birrane | 2024 Distinguished Service Award
Jeff Richardson | 2024 Distinguished Service Award
The Honorable Heather Bagnall | 2024 Legislator of the Year Award
Rowan Willis-Gorman | 2024 Paula Hamburger Child Advocacy Award
Behavioral health policy updates from members of the Moore Administration, including:
Carmel Roques, Secretary of Aging
Alyssa Lord, Deputy Secretary for Behavioral Health
Ryan Moran, Deputy Secretary for Health Care Financing and Medicaid Director
Hear from our elected officials about 2024 legislation that directly impacts Marylanders behavioral health:
The Honorable Shelly Hettleman, Senator, District 11
The Honorable Jessica Feldmark, Delegate, District 12A
A new MHAMD-produced short film amplifying the voices of Maryland youth This year, in a new MHAMD-produced short film, we’ll hear directly from Maryland’s youth and caregivers as they share their experiences navigating the state’s behavioral health system and their hopes for the future.
Remarks from Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller
A panel discussion with leaders from Maryland’s child-serving agencies, including:
Moderated by: Jane Walker and Edgar Wiggins, Board of Directors, Mental Health Association of Maryland
Rafael Lopez, Secretary of Human Services
Laura Herrera Scott, M.D., Secretary of Health
Carmel Martin, Special Secretary of the Governor’s Office for Children
Vincent Schiraldi, Secretary of Juvenile Services
Network with friends and colleagues! (Please note: schedule is subject to change.)
The Mental Health Association of Maryland 2024 Legislative Briefing and Reception Location: The Graduate Hotel Annapolis | 126 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 When: February 12, 2024 Times: 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm RegisterHERE!