Commission to Study Mental and Behavioral Health in Maryland
In January 2019, Lt. Governor Rutherford announced Executive Order 01.01.2019.06, signed by Governor Hogan, establishing the Commission to Study Mental and Behavioral Health in Maryland. The commission, which will be chaired by Lt. Governor Rutherford, 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 includes 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 upcoming meetings and the progress of the commission.
Upcoming Commission Meetings:
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Upcoming Subcommittee Meetings:
Chairs: Steve Schuh
Contact: Marianne Gibson, email@example.com
Finance & Funding
Co-chairs: Dennis Schrader, Kathleen Birrane
Contact: Lisa Fogle, firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Safety & Judicial System
Chair: Dr. Lynda Bonieskie & Senator Katie Fry Hester
Thursday, July 16, 2020 10 AM – 12 PM
Link to Join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86942054082?pwd=OUlqdGphdVFmTkdsNGVIMGZGSTB4Zz09
Meeting ID: 869 4205 4082
Join via Phone: +13017158592
Meeting ID: 86942054082#
*Connecting via internet using the link provided is encouraged.
Contact: Dr. Lynda Bonieskie, email@example.com
Youth & Families
Co-chairs: Dr. Randi Walters; Christian Miele
Contact: Kristen Robb-McGrath, firstname.lastname@example.org
**Page Updated 7/1/2020