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Here you will find the latest news and information regarding our work in helping to shape public policy and mental health services in Maine.

Maine DHHS Looking for Feedback on MaineCare Transportation Service

The Maine Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) is conducting a survey and hosting listening session regarding their transportation program. If you use transportation services offered through one of the following programs:  Office of Behavioral Health  Office of Child & Family Services Office of Maine Care Services (Non-Emergency Transportation) or need transportations to appointments but sometimes don’t have it,

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Feedback needed on Issue Statements

We want to hear from you! The CCSM has updated the first draft of our Telehealth issue statement and created a new issue statement concept draft around Maine Peer Centers adhering to the COSP model To view the issue statement: “Telehealth“, click HERE To view the concept draft on Maine Peer Centers & the COSP Model,

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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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