Current Consumer Issues

Current Issues

Here you will find the latest news and information regarding our work in helping to shape public policy and mental health services in Maine.

CCSM is Hiring a full time person for the Community Outreach and Technical Assistance Coordinator

The CCSM is Hiring a full time person for the Community Outreach and Technical Assistance Coordinator. Please find the job description in the attached Word document or the link below to the posting on Jobs in ME website.

Deadline for applications is Tuesday Oct 3.

Download full job description here.

Empowerment Forum For People With Disabilities

5th Annual Empowerment Forum for People with Disabilities

Thursday August 17, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch
14 Great Falls Plaza
Auburn, Maine, 04210

Each year, the Empowerment Forum provides an opportunity for people with disabilities to learn about self-advocacy opportunities and skills through speakers, workshops on specific issues, and panel discussions.

NARPA is coming to Maine!!! Scholarships available!

The Annual Rights Conference presented by the National Association of Rights Protection and Advocacy is coming to Maine!

DATE: September 6-9, 2017
LOCATION: Holiday Inn by the Bay
88 Spring Street, Portland

This yearly conference features discussions, lectures and workshops on the intersection of mental health, advocacy, activism and the law.

This conference is being brought to Maine by Disability Rights Maine.

To view conference flyer, click HERE

Scholarships are available. You will be required to fill out an application to see if you are eligible.

To download scholarship application, click HERE

All directions for completion and submission of scholarship application are on the attached application document!


For more information about NARPA, click HERE and you will be brought to the conference website!