Welcome to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Maryland (NCADD-MD)

Our mission is to raise public awareness of alcoholism and drug dependence issues across the state, while working to ensure those affected by the disease of addiction have the resources necessary when accessing treatment and sustaining recovery.


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2022 NCADD-MD Recovery Classic
July 11, 2022
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The Recovery Leadership Program provides members of the recovery community in Maryland with the knowledge and tools to effectively advocate for themselves and for the behavioral health community.  An overall goal of the RLP is to work with those in recovery to impact public policies and public understanding of the disease of alcohol and substance use disorder, its treatment, prevention and support for recovery.  RLP focuses on education of the public, peer advocacy, outreach and training, and weighs in on re-entry issues, health care reform and behavioral health integration.

The Recovery Leadership Program provides members of the recovery community in Maryland with the knowledge and tools to effectively advocate for themselves and for the behavioral health community.  An overall goal of the RLP is to work with those in recovery to impact public policies and public understanding of the disease of alcohol and substance use disorder, its treatment, prevention and support for recovery.  RLP focuses on education of the public, peer advocacy, outreach and training, and weighs in on re-entry issues, health care reform and behavioral health integration.


Know  your  rights!

Please review the attached materials to understand your insurance/treatment rights. The MENTAL HEALTH PARITY AND ADDICTION EQUITY ACT (PARITY ACT /2009) requires most health insurance plans and Medicaid  programs to provide the same level of coverage for MH/SUD care as they do for medical care.

Click below to download the following fact sheets, prepared by the MARYLAND PARITY COALITION:

Filing a Health Insurance Appeal
Filing a Health Insurance Appeal / Medicaid
Your Insurance Rights
Parity Warning Signs
Provider Tips

ADDICTION TREATMENT ADVOCATES COMMITTEE (ATAC) 


The ATAC committee spearheads the NCADD-Maryland advocacy and public policy agenda. Legislative priorities are developed and initiated by the committee, to coincide with Maryland's Annual General Assembly session. All public policy initiatives and agendas are reviewed by the full board to ensure that policy decisions and actions undertaken by the committee are consistent with the mission and goals and objectives of NCADD-Maryland. For more information, contact us at (410) 625-6482 or by email at info@ncaddmaryland.orgJoin now to become a part of our public policy and advocacy work.

Download:
2022 NCADD-MD Public Policy Agenda
2022 Maryland General Assembly Final Report 


 

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