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Promoting Behavioral Health at the State Level

Anika Swartz - Tuesday, April 30, 2019
by MCF Director of Public Policy Ann Geddes—During the state’s legislative session which ended earlier this month, MCF advocated for behavioral health funding and legislation. Our Director of Public Policy, Ann Geddes, tracked legislation, submitted testimony and supported families to have their voices heard by legislators. Below, see a list of recent bills related to ..

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Reducing Suicide and Other Risks for LGBT Children

Nicki Gardes - Friday, March 29, 2019
by MCF Director of Public Policy Ann Geddes Some caregivers are upset upon learning that their child is gay or transgender – they may believe that homosexuality and gender non-conformity are wrong, abnormal or harmful. This negative response can manifest itself in a number of ways – caregivers might prohibit their child from having a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, ..

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Upcoming Events

DJS Open House

When: May 14, 5:00 - 7:00pm
Where: MCF Baltimore City, 2701 N. Charles Street, Suite 400, Baltimore City, MD, 21218

"Getting to Know MCF" Join us for our open house to welcome families who are connected to DJS. Light meal and activities for your child included. Transpo..
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IEP Binder Workshop

When: Saturday, May 18, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where: MCF Baltimore City, 2701 N. Charles Street, Suite 400, Baltimore City, MD, 21218

Join other parents and caregivers of children with mental and behavioral health challenges for this workshop where we will: Learn how to get organized an..
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