Caring for the Unseen – Mental Health During COVID-19: Town Hall Event Scheduled for 6/3/2020

Join our Executive Director, Simonne Maline, as she participates in a town hall event tomorrow night! Listen to her and others talk about mental health as it relates to COVID-19. There will be time for questions and answers via a chat option.  For more detailed info and/or to watch webinar, click HERE Disclaimer: The CCSM does not endorse any specific …

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Comments/Feedback Wanted on CCSM Issue Statements (1st Drafts)

We want to hear from you! The CCSM has created new issue statement concept drafts regarding Section 17 Flexibility of Care and consumers not being included in ISP goal setting. To view the issue statement: “Section 17 Flexibility of Care Service-Revisited“, click HERE. To view the issue statement: “Consumers Not Being Included In Setting ISP Goals”, click HERE. Do you have any …

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May 2020 Online Community Forums

You are invited to attend one of our upcoming forums ! ~These forums are open to the public and are free to attend~ Share your feedback on local issues related to Maine’s mental health system! Information collected will be used to inform our work and help us focus on the most important issues in the coming year. For more information, see …

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COVID-19 and SSI/SSDI Benefits

Public webinar offered by Maine Medical Center’s Department of Vocational Services April 16, 202010:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.mCART captioning provided Maine Medical Center’s Department of Vocational Services is pleased to announce a public webinar for service providers and SSI/SSDI beneficiaries who want to learn how disability benefits are impacted by the recent COVID-19 economic recovery bills. The webinar will address questions such as: How do Economic …

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Urgent Grievances Training to be Offered on 4/9/2020

Webinar Training hosted by Consumer Council System of Maine & Disability Rights Maine DATE: April 9, 2020 TIME: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM The Consumer Council System of Maine, in partnership with Disability Rights Maine, is hosting a training to help you learn the best way to protect your rights during a time of national emergency. This training is specific to mental health services. The …

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Maine COVID-Support Resource

The CCSM has created this easy to use graphic to inform you of support resources available during these stressful times due to COVID-19. The image below can be downloaded and shared….

COVID-19 Resources Added to CCSM Website

The CCSM has created a web page specific to COVID-19 updates and resources within the community. Many organizations, such as Disability Rights Maine & Maine Equal Justice Partners, are still open and functioning via telephone. If you feel your rights are being violated, you need information about COVID-19 as it relates to your job or disability or just want to …

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MaineCare Telehealth Townhall Scheduled

Join Maine DHHS leadership and Northeast Telehealth Resource Center (NETRC) staff for an overview of the recent significant expansions to telehealth policy at the state and federal level that will allow Maine providers and patients to better leverage technology and promote continuity of care for their patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. NETRC staff will also share key telehealth resources and …

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