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.
PLEASE NOTE: The Rumford Local Council Meeting scheduled for this evening (10/8/19) has been cancelled! The group will meet again on November 12, 2019 at 5 PM. For more information about upcoming meetings, click HERE
The CCSM is currently accepting applications for 3 At-Large Representatives to serve on the Statewide Consumer Council (SCC). The Statewide Consumer Council consists of 2-3 representatives from each local council and 1 At-Large Representative from each Region (a list of regions & counties is attached). Election Schedule One At-Large Representative will be elected from each
The CCSM will be hosting the following regional meetings: Region 1- Biddeford November 7, 2019 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Region 2- Rockland October 28, 2019 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Region 3- Caribou October 30, 2019 3:00 PM-5:00 PM We invite you to come hear information about Maine’s adult mental health Consent Decree from Disability Rights Maine (DRM).
Last Friday, September 6th, DHHS released an RFP (request for proposal) for the warm line program. This peer staffed and managed program has been operating in Maine for 14 years. For many years, the warm line has been open 24/7. In the current RFP, the State is saying they are only going to pay for
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Please note that the Waterville Local Council has been put on temporary hiatus. If you would like to help re-start or join this council, please contact Amanda Peters, CCSM Outreach & Technical Assistance Coordinator at 430-8300 or 687-6035.
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