WHEN:  Friday, March 25, 2019 TIME:  (LD 964) 10:00 AM           (LD 876)   1:00 pm LOCATION: Cross Building, Room 209(Building connected to Statehouse) We have received word that the following bills submitted by the CCSM will be heard at the Health & Human Services Committee on Monday, March 25th: LD 876: Resolve, Directing

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2019 Forums on Mental Health Systems Transformation

You are invited to attend one of 12 forums the CCSM will be hosting between March and May 2019… Are you are wanting to contribute to the transformation of the mental health system in Maine? We want to hear what the public has to say about adult mental health services. You will have the opportunity

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2016 HOPE Conference Brochure/Registration Form Now Available!

The official 2016 HOPE Conference Brochure and Registration form has been made available to the public.​

The HOPE Conference is a yearly conference for those wanting to gain a greater understanding of what recovery/wellness is from the many paths and different perspectives on the journey of life. It is a chance to learn from each other, network, and gain greater understanding about recovery and wellness.Th​e​ conference is designed for persons in recovery, consumers, survivors, service providers, family and community members.

To view/download the brochure, Click HERE.​

To register online, click HERE.

Printed copies of the brochure are available! Please contact the CCSM office if you would like one!

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Action Alert!

Section 17 Rule Change Public Hearing
Friday, April 1 2016 at 1:00 PM Cross Building, Room 209

We need a LARGE number of people to testify or to be in attendance to show the Health & Human Services Committee that we oppose these changes!

MANY people are needed! Come and tell Legislators how this rule change will affect you!!!!Please contact us if If you plan to be there! Let us know if you want to testify or need help writing testimony!

CCSM office: 430-8300
Toll Free: 1-877-207-5073

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Disability Employment Initiative Seeking People To Complete Financial Survey

The Disability Employment Initiative is asking Maine people with disabilities to provide information regarding their experience with money and finances. Feedback from this survey will help to develop content for a Financial Freedom conference in June for providers, but can also inform development of other information and services needed on this topic.

The survey is accessible, anonymous and there is no obligation.

Please feel free to complete the survey as well as forward this to others.

To complete the survey, click HERE.

For more information about the Disability Employment Initiative, please click HERE.

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“Introduction to the Hearing Voices Network” workshop being offered on June 6, 2016

​Have you Heard of the Hearing Voices Network? Do you want to learn more about the experience of hearing voices and/or the Hearing Voices Movement?

Everyone is invited to to attend the “Introduction to the Hearing Voices Network” workshop being offered on June 6, 2016 at the Augusta Civic Center. This workshop is being offered by the Maine Behavioral Health Workforce.

To view the workshop brochure​, click HERE.

To register online, Click HERE.

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Maine DHHS announces Request for Proposals for Recovery Centers

Maine DHHS has put out a Request For Proposal for Recovery Centers around the state.

This means that the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS) are seeking proposals to provide the service of managing Peer-Run Recovery Centers.

This means many changes for Maine’s Recovery Centers and social clubs!!

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Consumer Council System of Maine has a Job Opening

The Consumer Council System of Maine has a current job opening for a part-time office assistant. This position is for 15 hours per week.

Please see the job description here for more information.

Please email a Resume and Cover letter to: [email protected] or you can mail it to:
Att: Simonne Maline
Consumer Council System of Maine
55 Middle Street, Suite 2
Augusta, ME 04330

You may contact the office with any questions: 430-8300 or 1-877-207-5073

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