CALL TO ACTION: LD 1822

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 for a public hearing soon, even as early as this afternoon! We may only get as little as an …

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CALL TO ACTION ON LD 1602!

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: Write and give testimony or, Come and speak from your heart without written testimony or, Show up to support others who are speaking (Oral testimony should be …

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Feedback Wanted for Issue Statement on Person-First Language

We want to hear from you! The CCSM has created a first draft of an issue statement regarding person first language for reducing stigma and focusing on a strength-based approach to care. To view the issue statement, click HERE. What are your thoughts on the first draft? Do you have any personal stories to share that relate to this issue …

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CCSM CALL TO ACTION

INDIVIDUALS NEEDED TO TESTIFY ON  SEVERAL BILLS BEING HEARD THIS WEEK!  We are encouraging the CCSM community to write and give a testimony!Have your voice heard!  PUBLIC HEARINGS  Wednesday, April 17th at 9:00 AMCross Building – Room 209Health & Human Services Committee L.D. 613: Resolve – Concerning the Adoption of Rules To Carry Out the Purpose of the Bridging Rental …

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CALL TO ACTION!! INDIVIDUALS NEEDED TO TESTIFY ON LD 876 AND LD 964

WHEN:  Friday, March 25, 2019 TIME:  (LD 964) 10:00 AM           (LD 876)   1:00 pm LOCATION: Cross Building, Room 209 (Building connected to Statehouse) We have received word that the following bills submitted by the CCSM will be heard at the Health & Human Services Committee on Monday, March 25th: LD 876: Resolve, Directing the Department of Health …

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2019 Forums on Mental Health Systems Transformation

You are invited to attend one of 12 forums the CCSM will be hosting between March and May 2019… Are you are wanting to contribute to the transformation of the mental health system in Maine? We want to hear what the public has to say about adult mental health services. You will have the opportunity to voice your concerns in …

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