Feedback Needed on Housing Issue Statement- First Draft

We want to hear from you! The CCSM has created the first draft of an issue statement regarding the importance of housing. To view the first draft, 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? DEADLINE FOR FEEDBACK: …

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Online Community Forums Scheduled-Consent Decree Update

We invite the peer community to come learn about changes to Maine’s Consent Decree. This affects everyone using adult mental health services in Maine not just consent decree members. This forum is meant for peers/consumers but others are welcome to attend and listen. Disability Rights Maine and the Consumer Council System of Maine will talk about the details of the …

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CCSM Releases report on “Re-imagining the Adult Mental Health System”

In August 2020,  the CCSM hosted seven forums across the state that focused on the theme  “Re-inventing the Adult Mental Health System”. Information gathered from the participants of these forums, helped us identify nine major areas that need improvement within Maine’s adult mental health system. All data was compiled and our recommendations to the State of Maine created and outlined …

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Feedback Needed on New Housing Issue Statement Concept Draft

We want to hear from you! The CCSM has created a new issue statement concept draft regarding the importance of housing. To view the concept draft, 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? DEADLINE FOR FEEDBACK: March 8, …

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Governors Office Releases Status of Mental Health Consent Decree

The Governor’s office recently released a press release on the status of Maine’s mental health consent decree and a recent agreement that was reached. Courtmaster Wathen also released his progress report on the consent decree. To view press release and agreement, click HERE To view court master’s report, click HERE Please stay tuned for more information as the CCSM will …

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Happy Holidays…

A reminder that the CCSM office will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24th and Friday, Dec. 25th for the holiday! We will re-open on Monday, Dec. 28th at 9:00 AM.

Feedback Needed on First Draft of New CCSM Issue Statement

The CCSM has created the first draft of the Peer Centers and COSP Model issue statement and is looking for your feedback. To view the issue statement, click HERE Do you have any thoughts on this issue statement? Do you have any personal stories to share that relate to this issue statement? We would love to have your input! DEADLINE …

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Feedback Needed on Issue Statements

We want to hear from you! The CCSM has updated the first draft of our Telehealth issue statement and created a new issue statement concept draft around Maine Peer Centers adhering to the COSP model. To view the issue statement: “Telehealth“, click HERE To view the concept draft on Maine Peer Centers & the COSP Model, click HERE Do you have any …

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CCSM & DRM to Host Voting 101 Workshop

You are invited to attend this one-hour interactive session to talk about voting rights, getting involved and developing a voting action plan for this year. 2 dates are available to choose from: September 30, 2020 at 3 PM | To register, click HERE October 5, 2020 at 2 PM | To register, click HERE After registering, you will receive a confirmation email …

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Absentee Ballot Requests Now Available for the November Election

Election season has begun so time to make your voice heard! Do you want to vote but don’t want to go to the polls in November? You can now go to the State of Maine Secretary of State website to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you! Click HERE for more information!