The CCSM Staff is back in the office but we are temporarily closed for public visits! We are still fully operational and can be reach by calling our regular office number: 430-8300 or 1-877-207-5073.

Alert! Learn more about CCSM's response to COVID-19.

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 & DRM to host Voting 101 Workshop

You are invited to attend this one-hour interactive session to talk about voting rights, getting involved and developing a voting action plan for this year. 2 dates are available to choose from: September 30, 2020 at 3 PM | To register, click HERE October 5, 2020 at 2 PM | To register, click HERE After

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Feedback Needed on New Issue Statement Concept Draft

We want to hear from you! The CCSM has created a new issue statement concept draft regarding inconsistencies with the use of Telehealth across the state. To view the issue statement, click HERE Do you have any thoughts on the concept draft? Do you or someone you know have any personal story to share that relate

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Online Community Forums Scheduled for August

“Re-inventing the Adult Mental Health System” Online Community Forums (See flyer above for more details…) We invite you to join us and share your thoughts on what YOU imagine Maine’s adult mental health system should look like. Information collected will be organized, compiled and shared with the Department of Health & Human Services. All forums

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Statement of Solidarity Against Racism & Discrimination

In light of recent events around the country, we put forth the following message: The Consumer Council System of Maine is deeply saddened and outraged about the recent killing of George Floyd and other incidents of racial & systemic violence happening around the country. Systemic violence against communities of color MUST stop and we stand

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Comments/Feedback Wanted on CCSM Issue Statements (1st Drafts)

We want to hear from you! The CCSM has created new issue statement concept drafts regarding Section 17 Flexibility of Care and consumers not being included in ISP goal setting. To view the issue statement: “Section 17 Flexibility of Care Service-Revisited“, click HERE To view the issue statement: “Consumers Not Being Included In Setting ISP Goals”,

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Upcoming Events

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19, All CCSM MEETINGS WILL BE HELD ONLINE FOR THE MONTHS OF APRIL & MAY!

To access a meeting, click on the link below and it will take you to that meetings calendar post on our website. Log-in information for both Zoom video and phone only access is listed under that posting.
If you have trouble logging-in, please contact the CCSM office: (207) 430-8300

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