Feedback Needed on Advance Directives Issue Statement-Second Draft

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 8/30/2021. 

The CCSM has created a second draft of the issue statement regarding the need in Maine for education and technical assistance to offer the option for peers to draft their own mental health advanced directive in case it is needed in a time of distress.

To view the advance directives second 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?


Please submit feedback/comments and/or personal stories to:

Vickie McCarty –

or send through the mail to:
Issue Statement Comments
219 Capitol Street, Suite #7
Augusta, Maine 04330 

It is our hope the community will feel more engaged and empowered to bring forward a voice on important issues through personal stories. All personal stories will be left unedited with its original wording.