Tag: mental health
Maryland police officers who are dealing with stressors — such as family issues, substance abuse or mass protests — will have access to confidential mental health aid under a bill progressing in the state Legislature.Read More
At this vital moment in history, we can either let the pandemic-induced stress make lyrics of a Pink Floyd song, Time, “shorter of breath and one day closer to death” come true or adopt a stress-is-enhancing mindset, which can have positive consequences related to improved health and work performance.Read More
During these precarious times, all of us need to be more vigilant about our mental health and we must take adequate care of ourselves because that is the only aspect of life over which we have control.Read More
Mental health advocates outraged by lack of state funding for psychiatric care, cuts in governor’s budget
Despite general agreement on the need for more mental health services to prevent gun violence, providers argue that the state’s psychiatric services are woefully underfunded and that the General Assembly has done little to address this problem. They were particularly shocked that the governor revoked $7.2 million of funding for mental health in his supplemental budget this week.Read More
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