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

2017 HOPE Conference Brochure Is Now Available!

The 2017 HOPE Conference Brochure and registration form is now available.

This years' theme is "Strive to Thrive, Not Just Survive."

The goals of the conference are for participants to gain a greater understanding of what recovery/wellness is from the many paths and different perspectives on the journey of life. The conference is a chance to learn from each other, network and gain a greater understanding about recovery and wellness.

To view or download a copy of the brochure, please click HERE.

Remember that you can also register online by clicking HERE.

Recovery Video Submissions Wanted for 2017 HOPE Conference

Want to share your thoughts on what recovery or what thriving in recovery means to you? Now is your chance!


Looking for video submissions for the 2017 HOPE Conference. 

Submission Deadline: May 5, 2017

Please see attached flyer for all the details, including what forms of video are accepted, who to send it to, etc. 


Please read the flyer carefully and make note that all videos will be made PUBLIC at the HOPE conference and could be used for future awareness events!

Office Closed

Unfortunately, the CCSM office is closed the rest of the week due to unforeseen circumstances The Statewide Consumer Council Meeting scheduled for Friday, March 24, 2017 is also canceled. Office phones are forwarded to staff and we can be reached by calling us at 430-8300. Thank you.