Current Consumer Issues
Here you will find the latest news and information regarding our work in helping to shape public policy and mental health services in Maine.
The CCSM is expanding and we have an opening for a full time Office Manager! To view job description and/or to apply, click HERE
For those living in the Aroostook County area, here is an opportunity to share your thoughts about what is most important to you around healthcare! We encourage people to attend and let DHHS know that you think!!
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Com join the CCSM and celebrate Disability Pride Day! The CCSM will host an informational table and there will be lots of opportunity to mingle and have fun! Come celebrate with us! Please note the new location this year: Mill Park-Augusta
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,
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’
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
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
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
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