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Finding a Behavioral Health Provider through Your Private Insurance

Ann Geddes - Saturday, November 23, 2019
Have you had trouble finding an in-network behavioral health provider for your loved one through your private insurance? Here at MCF we hear stories about tremendous barriers families face including: Online provider directories that are inaccurate or out of date. They fail to note that a provider is not taking new patients, or is no longer taking a certain insurance plan ..

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Screen Time and Youth Wellbeing

Ann Geddes - Saturday, November 23, 2019
The current statistics regarding youth mental health are troubling. More and more students report feeling depressed. Even more alarming, between 2009 and 2017, the number of high school students who reported contemplating suicide increased 25 percent. It could be that more teens are willing to admit they are struggling, but deaths by suicide among teens have increased as we ..

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Local Care Teams: A Resource for Families of Children with Intensive Needs

Ann Geddes - Saturday, November 23, 2019
Are you familiar with your Local Care Team (LCT)? It can be a great resource in finding help for your child. LCTs were funded across Maryland by the Governor’s Office for Children with the express purpose of helping families of children with intensive needs. They can help identify potential resources for your family through a coordinated interagency approach. The Local Care ..

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