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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.

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 www.govenorhillmansion.com June 18, 2019, 5:30-7:30 pm Jeff’s Catering 15 Littlefield Way Brewer, Me www.jeffscatering.com June 19, 2019 6-8 pm Italian

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ACTION ALERT UPDATE

No Public Hearing on LD 1822 ” An Act to Protect Access to Services for Adults with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness” The CCSM has received word on LD 1822: “An Act to Protect Access to Services for Adults with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness.  The Health and Human Services Committee went into a quick work session on Monday

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CALL TO ACTION: LD 1822

INDIVIDUALS NEEDED TO BE READY TO SUBMIT TESTIMONY AND/OR ATTEND PUBLIC HEARING! We just received word today, June 3, 2019, that LD 1822 ” An Act to Protect Access to Services for Adults with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness” will be scheduled a public hearing soon, even as early as this afternoon! We may only

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CALL TO ACTION ON LD 1602!

INDIVIDUALS NEEDED TO SPEAK ABOUT MAINE’S MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM! Share your experiences about what is working, what you want, what isn’t working and what your concerns are!  We are encouraging the community to:1. Write and give testimony or,2. Come and speak from your heart without written testimony or, 3. Show up to support others who are speaking(Oral testimony

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