The CCSM is still operational as we are working out of the office remotely.
We can still 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.

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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.

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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May 2020 Online Community Forums

You are invited to attend one of our upcoming forums ! ~These forums are open to the public and are free to attend~ Share your feedback on local issues related to Maine’s mental health system! Information collected will be used to inform our work and help us focus on the most important issues in the coming

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COVID-19 and SSI/SSDI Benefits

Webinar offered by: April 16, 2020 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m CART captioning provided How do Economic Impact Payments Impact Public Benefits? How do SSI/SSDI beneficiaries get their Economic Impact Payment? How does Unemployment Insurance (UI) Impact Public Benefits? What Social Security Services Are Being Impacted By COVID-19? Should I Report my Job Loss or

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URGENT GRIEVANCES TRAINING TO BE OFFERED ON 4/9/2020

Webinar Training hosted by: Consumer Council System of Maine & Disability Rights Maine DATE: April 9, 2020 TIME: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM The Consumer Council System of Maine, in partnership with Disability Rights Maine, is hosting a training to help you learn the best way to protect your rights during a time of national emergency. This training is

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COVID-19 Resources Added to CCSM Website

The CCSM has created a web page specific to COVID-19 updates and resources within the community. Many organizations, such as Disability Rights Maine & Maine Equal Justice Partners, are still open and functioning via telephone. If you feel your rights are being violated, you need information about COVID-19 as it relates to your job or

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MaineCare Telehealth Townhall Scheduled

Join Maine DHHS leadership and Northeast Telehealth Resource Center (NETRC) staff for an overview of the recent significant expansions to telehealth policy at the state and federal level that will allow Maine providers and patients to better leverage technology and promote continuity of care for their patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. NETRC staff will also

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CCSM CORONA VIRUS RESPONSE ANNOUNCEMENT

Good day, The Consumer Council System of Maine (CCSM) has been closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 (Corona Virus) and heeding guidance from the U.S, and Maine Centers for Disease Control as well as the World Health Organization (WHO). We want to ensure that we have the right plans and resources in place to safeguard

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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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