Grading the States 2006
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Grading the States 2006: Maryland

Maryland

Report Card

Overall Grade:

C+

Category Grades:

Infrastructure:

C

Information Access:

B

Services:

C+

Recovery Supports:

C-
 

Spending, Income, & Rankings

 

 

National Rank

Per Capita Mental Health Spending

$147.08

6

Per Capita Income

$35,444

5

Total Mental Health Spending (in millions)

$805

8

Suicide Rank
45
 

Recent Innovations

  • Transformation State Incentive Grant (TSIG) use
  • Evidence-based practice (EBP) implementation progress
  • Centralized Admission and Referral Center (CARC)
  • The TAMAR Project
 

Urgent Needs

  • Restore and increase funding
  • Workforce needs
  • Additional inpatient capacity and acute care beds
  • Affordable housing options


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More Information

Grading the States 2006: Maryland - Narrative
Read the full narrative from NAMI's report on Maryland's health care system for serious mental illness


Grading the States 2006: Maryland - Score Card
View the details of how Maryland scored on the criteria used by NAMI in evaluating its health care system for serious mental illness.


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Grading the States 2006 Online Discussion
Share your comments, reactions, personal stories and ideas around NAMI's report on the state of America's health care system for serious mental illness.


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