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Commission to Study Mental and Behavioral Health in Maryland

In January 2019, Lt. Governor Rutherford announced Executive Order 01.01.2019.02, signed by Governor Hogan, establishing the Commission to Study Mental and Behavioral Health in Maryland. The commission has been tasked with studying mental health in Maryland, including access to mental health services and the link between mental health issues and substance use disorders. The Commission will be chaired by the lieutenant governor and will include representatives from each branch of state government, representatives from the state departments of Health, Public Safety and Correctional Services, and Human Services, as well as the Maryland State Police, the Maryland Insurance Administration, the Opioid Operational Command Center, and six members of the public with experience related to mental health.

Check back for more information on the Commission to Study Mental and Behavioral Health in Maryland, including information on members and the progress of the commission.