The 438th legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly drew to a close at midnight on April 9. In the final year of Governor Larry Hogan’s first term, and with at least 40 lawmakers seeking higher office next year or leaving the legislature entirely, there was an urgency for action that led to the introduction of over 3,000 bills. In a continuing effort to expand access to quality mental health and substance use disorder services, MHAMD and the Maryland Behavioral Health Coalition navigated this deluge to achieve significant victories on a range of priority issues. All major initiatives advanced this year by the Coalition were adopted.
NAMI Prince George's County presents a new young adult support group for ages 18-24 years old. Group sessions will be held every 4th Saturday of the month at the office of Interdynamics, Inc 4601 Forbes Boulevard, Suite 100 Lanham, Maryland 20706.
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April 10, 2018
Stories of Hope and Triumph - Our Journeys to Mental Wellness
Hear stories from Prince George’s County residents living with or supporting a loved one with a mental health condition, its impact on their lives, obstacles and challenges to mental wellness, experiences with resources within Prince George’s County, and benefits of NAMI programs and activities. This dynamic panel discussion will be held May 2nd to commemorate National Mental Health Awareness Month at the Holy Family Catholic Church at 12010 Woodmore Road Mitchellville, MD 20721.
Earlier today, the House passed a bipartisan FY 2018 omnibus appropriations bill to fund the federal government through Sept. 30, 2018. The bill passed the House with a vote of 256-167 (90 Republicans and 77 Democrats voted against the bill). The Senate is expected to begin work on the bill immediately to prevent a government shutdown before the current continuing resolution ends on Friday.