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


Last Friday, September 6th, DHHS released an RFP (request for proposal) for the warm line program. This peer staffed and managed program has been operating in Maine for 14 years. For many years, the warm line has been open 24/7. In the current RFP, the State is saying they are only going to pay for

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CCSM To Offer eCPR Training

The Consumer Council System of Maine (CCSM) is sponsoring a two-day eCPR training this summer in 2 different locations! Sessions will be offered: Portland: July 22-23, 2019 (Location to be determined) Augusta: August 8-9, 2019 (Location to be determined) Space is limited so you must apply! Click HERE to download application. APPLICATION DEADLINE: JULY 15,

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CCSM Receives New Banner from ARRT!

We would like to thank the wonderful folks at ARRT! (Artist’s Rapid Response Team) for creating this wonderful banner for the CCSM! It was an unexpected surprise that was delivered today! We will be using this for events and on our website, etc. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do! ARRT! (Artists’

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Quality Improvement Council schedules mental health forums

Let your voice be heard! Have you or a family member ever received or are receiving now mental health services? Quality Improvement Council presents three public forums: Governor Hill Mansion 136 State Street Augusta, Me June 18, 2019, 5:30-7:30 pm Jeff’s Catering 15 Littlefield Way Brewer, Me June 19, 2019 6-8 pm Italian

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