Providing a voice for consumers of

mental health services

The Consumer Council System of Maine represents fellow consumers with an effective, organized voice in shaping public policy and mental health services.

CCSM to host Town Hall Meeting with DHHS Commissioner Mayhew and the Office of Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services

Would you like to share your thoughts with the Commissioner of DHHS and the Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services?

We invite you to join us and talk about what is going well with community mental health services (agencies) and what needs to be changed.

When:        December 2, 2015

Time:          6:00 to 8:00 PM

Location:   Le Club Calumet
                   334 West River Road
                   Augusta, Maine

~ Mileage reimbursement for peers/consumers~

~Light Refreshments Provided~

For more information, contact the CCSM office: 430-8300 or 1-877-207-5073

The Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services has received the the final evaluation report completed by IPS Vermont (Intentional Peer Support).

SAMHS is currently weighing the recommendations in the document and will develop formal commitments and a work plan as next steps in the process of expanding and improving Intentional Peer Support Specialist training and certification in Maine.

To view the report, please click HERE

If you have any questions, please contact the CCSM office at 430-8300 or 1-877-207-5073

Citizen's Guide to the 2015 Maine Referendum Election is now available online!

The November Referendum Election is fast approaching and we want all our members that vote to be well-informed! So we are making you aware that the Citizen’s Guide to the 2015 Maine Referendum Election is now available online!

The guide, prepared by the Department of the Secretary of State in collaboration with the attorney general, state treasurer and Office of Fiscal and Program review, is an unbiased and non-partisan review of the issues that voters will consider at the polls this November.

The Citizens Guide provides detailed information about each question on the November ballot.

To view the guide, please click HERE

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