Kansas Mental
Health Coalition




Hosted by the Kansas Mental Health Coalition

See Consensus Policy Recommendations and Issue Papers for sample issue topics


9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.   Registration - Kansas State Capitol Visitor’s Center Ground Floor

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.    Exhibits - 1st Floor Rotunda

9:45 a.m.     Welcome and Briefing - Ground Floor

10:00 a.m.    Advocates packet assembly and assistance - Ground Floor

10:30 a.m.  Delivering Packets to Legislator Offices

11:00 a.m.  House of Representatives – View from 4th Floor Gallery – West Wing

11:45 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.   Lunch for Legislators and Advocates - 1st Floor - North Wing (please RSVP for lunch)

1:00 p.m.  Rally for Mental Health for All!    Statehouse South Steps

  Governor Kelly is our guest & the rally is outdoors – dress appropriately!            

2:30 p.m.   Senate Session – View from 4th Floor Gallery – East Wing

3:00 p.m.   Ice Cream Social – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – 2nd floor

All day - Legislative Appointments

Find informational videos, handouts and advocate performances broadcast in the exhibit area.

ALL DAY - Advocates are encouraged to schedule meetings with their legislators in advance of the event.  Appointments with legislators should take precedence over Advocacy Day activities. The Lunch is another opportunity to meet with your legislator – invite them to meet you there!

2023 Contacting Your Legislator and Appointments for Advocacy Day Tips.pdf

Committees will meet throughout the day and are open to the public – see House and Senate calendars for schedules. 

(c) Kansas Mental Health Coalition, P.O. Box 4744, Topeka, KS  66604  785-969-1617

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