Issues Development Subcommittee

This committee is responsible for creating issue statements and will include: conducting any necessary research on any given issue, follow up on each issue statement and managing timelines for responses to each statement. This group also reviews and finalizes issue statements from local councils and presents them to the Statewide Consumer Council for approval.

Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Anyone is welcome to attend!

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Action Alerts

  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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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 …

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