Final & Approved Draft of Mobile Crisis Issue Statement

The CCSM has created a final draft of the issue statement about the lack of mobile crisis providers in Maine. Feedback on the statement is now closed and it was voted on and approved by the SCC on 6/24/2022.  To view the final document that will be sent to DHHS: PDF Document – Click HERE | Word Document- Click HERE

Feedback Needed On Transportation Issue Statement-First Draft

The Issue Statement Subcommittee has created the first draft of an issue statement that specifically addresses the issues we hear that are connected to sub-contracted transportation providers. This is the first is a series of transportation issue statement. To view the first draft: PDF Document – Click HERE | Word Document- Click HERE Would you like to share your thoughts on this subject? …

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OBH Responds to CCSM Issue Statement regarding the Importance of CWICS

The Maine Office of Behavioral Health has responded to CCSM’s issue statement regarding the importance of Community Work Incentives Coordinators (CWIC) to Maine’s mental health community. To read the full letter, click HERE To view the final CCSM Employment Barriers issue statement, click HERE

Feedback Needed on Issue Statement Concept Draft regarding MaineCare Transportation Brokers 

We want to hear from you! The CCSM has created a new issue statement concept draft regarding the issues with MaineCare Transportation Brokers. This is the first of several issues statements that address specific topics in relation to transportation. To view the concept draft: PDF Document – Click HERE | Word Document- Click HERE Would you like to share your thoughts on …

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OBH Responds to CCSM Issue Statement regarding Employment Barriers

The Maine Office of Behavioral Health has responded to CCSM’s issue statement on barriers to career advancement for people with mental health challenges. This letter not only responds to the issue but also opens the door for collaboration with the CCSM and the Department of Labor. It outlines areas of focus and encourages continued input from CCSM. To read the …

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Feedback Needed On Mobile Crisis Issue Statement-Second Draft

The CCSM has created the second draft of the issue statement about the lack of mobile crisis providers in Maine. To view the concept draft: PDF Document – Click HERE | Word Document- Click HERE Would you like to share your thoughts on this subject? Do you or someone you know have any personal story to share that relates to this issue statement? …

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Feedback Needed On Mobile Crisis Issue Statement-First Draft

PLEASE NOTE: The CCSM has created a second draft of this issue statement and is now accepting feedback on that statement. To view second draft, click HERE The Issue Statement Subcommittee has created the first draft of an issue statement about increasing the number of crisis workers to handle the mental health crisis across the state. To view the first …

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Final Draft of CIWIC Issue Statement Created

Feedback on the statement is now closed and it was approved by the SCC on 4/22/2022. We have received a response from Office of Behavioral Health dated May 11, 2022. You can read response by clicking HERE The CCSM has created a final draft of the issue statement regarding the importance of Community Work Incentives Coordinators (CWIC) to Maine’s mental …

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Feedback Needed On Issue Statement Concept Draft regarding Community Work Incentives Coordinators

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for submitting comments has passed but you can still submit personal stories until April 22, 2022. We want to hear from you! The CCSM has created a new issue statement concept draft regarding the importance of Community Work Incentives Coordinators (CWIC) to Maine’s mental health community. To view the concept draft: PDF Document – Click HERE | …

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Feedback Needed On Employment Barriers Issue Statement-Second Draft

PLEASE NOTE: Feedback on this issue statement is now closed. A final draft was created and approved by the Statewide Consumer Council (SCC) then sent to the Office of Behavioral Health on 3/7/2022. The CCSM has created the second draft of the issue statement regarding barriers to employment for people with mental health challenges. To view the concept draft: PDF …

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