7 Myths About Child Mental Health

Diane Park - Monday, October 20, 2014
Adapted from The Huffington Post October 21, 2014 article by Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute. MYTH 1: A child with a psychiatric disorder is damaged for life. A psychiatric disorder is by no means an indication of a child's potential for future happiness and fulfillment. The most important thing to remember here is that early intervent ..

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2014 Connections Conference

Diane Park - Wednesday, October 08, 2014
The Connections Conference was a huge success! On September 27, more than 130 people came together at Martin's West in Baltimore County to experience hope, understanding and a sense of community. Families made "connections" with information, resources and each other. Michelle Zabel from the Institute for Innovation, University of Maryland School of Social Work, and Debbie P ..

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Behavioral Health Integration

Diane Park - Thursday, July 24, 2014
July 1, 2014, was a noteworthy day in the history of Maryland's pubic mental health system. On that day, the oversight and management of the state's public mental health and public substance use systems were brought together in the newly established Behavioral Health Administration (BHA). The BHA is responsible for the delivery of public behavioral health services (mental h ..

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