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Consumer Council System of Maine

Providing a Voice for Consumers of
Mental Health Services

The Consumer Council System of Maine represents fellow consumers with an effective, organized voice in shaping public policy and mental health services.

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PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19, All CCSM MEETINGS ARE CURRENTLY BEING HELD ONLINE VIA ZOOM!

To access a meeting, click on the link below and it will take you to that meetings calendar post on our website. Log-in information for both Zoom video and phone-only access is listed under that posting.

If you have trouble logging in, please contact the CCSM office: (207) 430-8300.

Sep
28
Tue
Cancelled: Legislative Subcommittee Meeting @ Consumer Council System of Maine
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Anyone is welcome to attend! To join by video, click link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8938611710 To join by phone only (no computer needed), dial: 1-929-205-6099 Enter Webinar / Meeting ID# when prompted: 893 861 1710 No Password Needed! This subcommittee is responsible for monitoring and reviewing upcoming legislative activities during each legislative season such as: proposed bills and public hearings. The group will write and present testimony on behalf of the CCSM, with Statewide Consumer Council approval. They will report activities to the SCC on a monthly basis, create action alerts regarding legislation to be sent out to the CCSM membership and solicit feedback from the statewide membership for the creation of written testimony. This subcommittee will also assist with legislative trainings to CCSM membership.  
Bangor Local Council Meeting @ Zoom Conferencing
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

To join by video, click link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8938611710

To join by phone only (no computer needed), dial: 1-929-205-6099

Enter Webinar / Meeting ID# when prompted: 893 861 1710

No Password Needed!

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Do you or have you received mental health services? Do you want to help us advocate for change to Maine’s adult mental health system at the state level?

You are invited to attend a local council meeting…

We need your help in advising the state regarding mental health public policy changes, where/how money is spent on mental health services and the design of new programs/initiative.

We want to hear from you!

Come and discuss topics related to Maine’s adult mental health programs, services, and local/statewide issues as it pertains to the mental health system.

Your voice CAN make a difference!
Our voices together can make a greater impact!

Oct
5
Tue
Portland Local Council Meeting @ Zoom Conferencing
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

To join by video, click link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8938611710

To join by phone only (no computer needed), dial: 1-929-205-6099

Enter Webinar / Meeting ID# when prompted: 893 861 1710

No Password Needed!

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Do you or have you received mental health services? Do you want to help us advocate for change to Maine’s adult mental health system at the state level?

You are invited to attend a local council meeting…

We need your help in advising the state regarding mental health public policy changes, where/how money is spent on mental health services and the design of new programs/initiative.

We want to hear from you!

Come and discuss topics related to Maine’s adult mental health programs, services, and local/statewide issues as it pertains to the mental health system.

Your voice CAN make a difference!
Our voices together can make a greater impact!

Oct
12
Tue
Rumford Local Council Meeting @ Zoom Conferencing
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

To join by video, click link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8938611710

To join by phone only (no computer needed), dial: 1-929-205-6099

Enter Webinar / Meeting ID# when prompted: 893 861 1710

No Password Needed!

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Do you or have you received mental health services? Do you want to help us advocate for change to Maine’s adult mental health system at the state level?

You are invited to attend a local council meeting…

We need your help in advising the state regarding mental health public policy changes, where/how money is spent on mental health services and the design of new programs/initiative.

We want to hear from you!

Come and discuss topics related to Maine’s adult mental health programs, services, and local/statewide issues as it pertains to the mental health system.

Your voice CAN make a difference!
Our voices together can make a greater impact!

Oct
13
Wed
Issue Statement Development Subcommittee @ Consumer Council System of Maine
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

To join by video, click link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8938611710

To join by phone only (no computer needed), dial: 1-929-205-6099

Enter Webinar / Meeting ID# when prompted: 893 861 1710

No Password Needed!

Current News

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    DATE: October 20, 2021 TIME: 5:30 – 8:00 PM Interpreters Available | Closed Captioned To be held via ZOOM | Click to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8938611710 You are invited to join us on Zoom for a virtual community screening of Medicating Normal followed …

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  • Feedback Needed on Telehealth Issue Statement-First Draft
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  • Feedback Needed on new Telehealth Issue Statement Concept Draft
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  • Now Hiring: Outreach Coordinator
    The CCSM is hiring!!! We are looking for an experienced Outreach Coordinator to join our team. To view job description on Indeed.com, click HERE To view job description on our Facebook page, click HERE Please include a cover letter and …

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