Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

          Meetings and Events


KMHC Meetings are held monthly by teleconference on the fourth Wednesday except November and December.  Meetings are hosted online and usually include reports from state agencies and the Legislature.  Participants receive a link with their RSVP to join the meetings online.  

2022 Schedule:  

January 26, February 23, March 23, April 27, May 25, June 22, July 27, August 24, September 28, October 26, November 16, December 14

Mental Health Advocacy Day - February 22, 2022

Board Meetings: 12 noon quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 23, June 22, Sept. 28, Dec. 14)

Upcoming events

    • March 29, 2023
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Zoom link sent after RSVP
    Register

    Kansas Mental Health Coalition

    Speaking with one voice to meet critical needs of people with mental illness.

    Agenda

    Click on underlined items for web links.

    March 29, 2023

    9:30 a.m.  Welcome and Introductions     Mary Jones, President

    Minutes of the previous meeting.  

    9:35 a.m. Reports 

       Board of Directors - next meeting is March 29 - note this will be the fifth Wednesday of the month.

       Financial Report Amy Campbell 

       Advocacy Committee – Colin Thomasset / Monica Kurz - Thank you to the hundreds of Kansas advocates who showed up to the Capitol on March 7 and our impressive lineup of sponsors and exhibitors!

       Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole, Chair

       Big Tent Coalition - Mike Burgess

       KanCare Advocates Network - Sean Gatewoo

       Consumer Programs - Matt Spezia, P3 / Nancy Jensen

       Parity Committee -  Amy Campbell / Rick Cagan -  Providers are encouraged to participate in the 2023 Provider Parity Survey - Letter    Survey Link  Examples

       Suicide Prevention Coalition / 988 Crisis Line - Monica Kurz

    10:00 a.m.  Lobbyist Report    Amy Campbell

    • State MH Hospitals Budget - both subcommittees endorsed the Governors Recommendation   Testimony
    • KDADS Budget - House Appropriations delayed many recommendations from the KDADS Budget and Senate postponed mental health items until omnibus.
    • KDHE Budget -  Medicaid Expansion was removed.
    • HB 2259 - Medicaid Mental Health Medications Prior Authorizations and MH Medications Advisory Committee changes
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    10:30 a.m.   Update from Andy Brown, KDADS Behavioral Health (tentative)

    11:25 a.m.  Announcements

    11:30 a.m.  Adjourn

    2023 Schedule - Jan 25, Feb 22, Mar 29, April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, August 23, September 27, October 25, Nov 15, Dec 13

    Board Meetings: 11:45 a.m. quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 29, July 26, Sept. 27, Dec. 13)


    For more information, contact: Kansas Mental Health Coalition

    c/o Amy A. Campbell, Lobbyist, P.O. Box 4103, Topeka, KS 66604

    785-969-1617    campbell525@sbcglobal.net

    • March 29, 2023
    • 11:40 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom link
    Register



    Kansas Mental Health Coalition

    Speaking with one voice to meet critical needs of people with mental illness.

     

    KMHC BOARD AGENDA



    11:40 a.m.

    President convenes

    • Approve Minutes   

    Old Business:

    • Budget and Membership Budget
    • Bylaws  Bylaws
    • Policies and Procedures P&P

    New Business: 

    • 2023 Advocacy Day - March 7 - Feedback
    • Nominations Committee
    • Meeting Planning 

    2023 Schedule - Future meeting guests and topics

    2023 Schedule - Jan 25, Feb 22, Mar 29, April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, August 23, September 27, October 25, Nov 15, Dec 13

    Board Meetings: 11:45 a.m. quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 29, July 26, Sept. 27, Dec. 13)


    Reports:



    2022-2024  President – Mary Jones (2nd full term) 

    2022-2023  Vice-President - Sherrie Vaughn (1st partial term)

    2022-2024  Treasurer – 

    2021-2023  Secretary - Jane Rhys (2nd term)


    2022-2025

    2020-2023

    2021-2024

    Colin Thomasset

    Kyle Kessler

    Bob Chase

    Dr. Sherrie Vaughn

    Lori Barnes (2022)

    Susan Crain Lewis

    Jane Rhys

    Marcy Johnson

    Mary Jones

    Monica Kurz 

                     

    Matt Spezia

    Shereen Ellis

    Chad Childs




Past events

March 07, 2023 2023 Sponsor Mental Health Advocacy Day
March 07, 2023 Exhibitor for Mental Health Advocacy Day 2023
March 07, 2023 2023 Kansas Mental Health Advocacy Day
March 06, 2023 2023 Advocacy Training Event
February 22, 2023 KMHC Monthly Meeting
January 25, 2023 KMHC Monthly Meeting
January 13, 2023 KMHC Weekly Advocacy Committee Meetings
January 12, 2023 Mental Health Parity Series #4: Conversation with a Kansas Insurance Company
January 04, 2023 KMHC January Advocacy Committee Meeting
December 14, 2022 KMHC December Advocacy Committee Meeting
December 14, 2022 KMHC Board Meeting
December 14, 2022 KMHC Monthly Meeting
November 16, 2022 KMHC November Advocacy Committee Meeting
November 16, 2022 KMHC Monthly Meeting
October 26, 2022 KMHC Advocacy Committee Meeting
October 26, 2022 KMHC Monthly Meeting
September 28, 2022 KMHC Advocacy Committee Meeting
September 28, 2022 KMHC Board Meeting
September 28, 2022 KMHC Monthly Meeting
August 24, 2022 KMHC Advocacy Committee Meeting
August 24, 2022 KMHC Monthly Meeting
August 23, 2022 Mental Health Parity Series #3
July 27, 2022 KMHC Board Meeting
July 27, 2022 KMHC Monthly Meeting
July 26, 2022 Mental Health Parity Series #2
June 22, 2022 KMHC will not meet in June
June 21, 2022 Mental Health Parity Series #1
May 25, 2022 KMHC Annual Business Meeting
April 27, 2022 KMHC Monthly Meeting
April 06, 2022 KMHC Board Meeting
March 30, 2022 KMHC Monthly Meeting
February 23, 2022 There will be no February KMHC Monthly Meeting
February 22, 2022 Sponsor Mental Health Advocacy Day
February 22, 2022 2022 Kansas Mental Health Advocacy Day
February 22, 2022 Exhibitor for Mental Health Advocacy Day
January 26, 2022 KMHC Monthly Meeting
December 22, 2021 KMHC Board Meeting
December 15, 2021 KMHC Monthly Meeting
November 17, 2021 KMHC Monthly Meeting
October 27, 2021 KMHC Monthly Meeting
September 29, 2021 KMHC Board Meeting
September 22, 2021 KMHC Monthly Meeting
August 25, 2021 KMHC Monthly Meeting
July 28, 2021 KMHC Monthly Meeting
June 23, 2021 KMHC Board Meeting
June 23, 2021 KMHC Monthly Meeting
May 26, 2021 KMHC Monthly Meeting
April 28, 2021 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 24, 2021 KMHC Board Meeting
March 24, 2021 KMHC Monthly Meeting
February 24, 2021 KMHC Monthly Meeting
February 17, 2021 2021 Kansas Mental Health Advocacy Virtual Event
January 27, 2021 KMHC Monthly Meeting
December 17, 2020 KMHC Board Meeting
December 16, 2020 KMHC Monthly Meeting
November 18, 2020 KMHC Monthly Meeting
October 28, 2020 KMHC Monthly Meeting
September 23, 2020 KMHC Board Meeting
September 23, 2020 KMHC Monthly Meeting by Teleconference
August 26, 2020 KMHC Monthly Meeting
July 29, 2020 KMHC Monthly Meeting
June 24, 2020 KMHC Board Meeting
June 24, 2020 KMHC Monthly Meeting
May 27, 2020 KMHC Annual Business Meeting
April 22, 2020 KMHC Board Meeting
April 22, 2020 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 25, 2020 KMHC Monthly Meeting - Cancelled
February 26, 2020 KMHC Monthly Meeting
February 19, 2020 Exhibitor for KMHC Advocacy Day
February 19, 2020 KMHC Advocacy Day Legislative Appointment Log for Registered Participants
February 19, 2020 2020 Kansas Mental Health Advocacy Day
February 18, 2020 Sponsor Mental Health Advocacy Day
February 18, 2020 KMHC Advocacy Training
January 22, 2020 KMHC Monthly Meeting
December 18, 2019 KMHC Board Meeting
December 18, 2019 KMHC Monthly Meeting
November 20, 2019 KMHC Monthly Meeting
October 23, 2019 KMHC Monthly Meeting
September 25, 2019 KMHC Board Meeting
September 25, 2019 KMHC Monthly Meeting
August 28, 2019 KMHC Monthly Meeting
July 24, 2019 KMHC Monthly Meeting
June 26, 2019 KMHC Board Meeting
June 26, 2019 KMHC Monthly Meeting
May 22, 2019 KMHC Annual Business Meeting
April 24, 2019 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 27, 2019 KMHC Board Meeting
March 27, 2019 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 14, 2019 2019 KMHC Advocacy Day Legislative Appointment Log for Registered Participants
March 14, 2019 Exhibitor for KMHC Advocacy Day
March 14, 2019 Sponsor Mental Health Advocacy Day
March 14, 2019 2019 Kansas Mental Health Advocacy Day
February 27, 2019 KMHC Monthly Meeting
January 23, 2019 KMHC Monthly Meeting
December 12, 2018 KMHC Board Meeting
December 12, 2018 KMHC Monthly Meeting
November 28, 2018 KMHC Monthly Meeting
October 24, 2018 KMHC Monthly Meeting
September 26, 2018 KMHC Board Meeting
September 26, 2018 KMHC Monthly Meeting
August 22, 2018 KMHC Monthly Meeting
July 25, 2018 KMHC Monthly Meeting
June 27, 2018 KMHC Board Meeting
June 27, 2018 KMHC Monthly Meeting
May 23, 2018 KMHC Monthly Meeting
April 25, 2018 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 28, 2018 KMHC Board Meeting
March 28, 2018 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 13, 2018 2018 KMHC Advocacy Day Legislative Appointment Log
March 13, 2018 2018 Kansas Mental Health Advocacy Day
March 12, 2018 KMHC Advocacy Training
February 28, 2018 KMHC Monthly Meeting
January 24, 2018 KMHC Monthly Meeting
January 01, 2018 KMHC District Advocate Application
December 13, 2017 KMHC Board Meeting
December 13, 2017 KMHC Monthly Meeting
November 15, 2017 KMHC Monthly Meeting
October 25, 2017 KMHC Monthly Meeting
September 27, 2017 KMHC Board Meeting
September 27, 2017 KMHC Monthly Meeting
August 31, 2017 KMHC District Advocate Intake and Orientation Webinar
August 23, 2017 KMHC Monthly Meeting
August 22, 2017 KMHC District Advocate Intake and Orientation Webinar
August 16, 2017 KMHC District Advocate Intake and Orientation Webinar
August 08, 2017 KMHC District Advocate Intake and Orientation Webinar
August 04, 2017 KMHC District Advocate Intake and Orientation Webinar
July 26, 2017 KMHC Monthly Meeting
July 25, 2017 KMHC District Advocate Intake and Orientation Webinar
June 28, 2017 KMHC Board Meeting
June 28, 2017 KMHC Monthly Meeting
May 24, 2017 KMHC Monthly Meeting
April 26, 2017 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 22, 2017 KMHC Board Meeting
March 22, 2017 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 15, 2017 2017 Kansas Mental Health Advocacy Day
March 14, 2017 Join Grassroots Advocacy Network
February 22, 2017 KMHC Monthly Meeting
January 25, 2017 KMHC Monthly Meeting
January 01, 2017 Join Grassroots Advocacy Network
December 14, 2016 KMHC Board Meeting
December 14, 2016 KMHC Monthly Meeting
November 16, 2016 KMHC Monthly Meeting
October 26, 2016 KMHC Monthly Meeting
September 28, 2016 KMHC Board Meeting
September 28, 2016 KMHC Monthly Meeting
August 24, 2016 KMHC Monthly Meeting
July 27, 2016 KMHC Monthly Meeting
June 22, 2016 KMHC Board Meeting
June 22, 2016 KMHC Monthly Meeting
May 25, 2016 KMHC Annual Business Meeting
April 27, 2016 Advocacy Committee Meeting
April 27, 2016 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 23, 2016 KMHC Board Meeting
March 23, 2016 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 15, 2016 Legislative Luncheon for Kansas Mental Health Coalition
March 15, 2016 Kansas Mental Health Advocacy Day
February 26, 2016 Advocacy Committee Teleconference
February 24, 2016 KMHC Monthly Meeting
February 19, 2016 Advocacy Committee Teleconference
February 12, 2016 Advocacy Committee Teleconference
February 05, 2016 Advocacy Committee Teleconference
January 29, 2016 Advocacy Committee Teleconference
January 27, 2016 KMHC Monthly Meeting
January 22, 2016 Advocacy Committee Teleconference
January 15, 2016 Advocacy Committee Teleconference
January 04, 2016 Advocacy Committee Teleconference
December 16, 2015 KMHC Board Meeting
December 16, 2015 KMHC Monthly Meeting
November 19, 2015 Advocacy Committee Meeting
November 18, 2015 KMHC Monthly Meeting
October 28, 2015 Advocacy Committee Meeting
October 28, 2015 KMHC Monthly Meeting
September 23, 2015 KMHC Board Meeting
September 23, 2015 KMHC Monthly Meeting
August 26, 2015 KMHC Monthly Meeting
July 22, 2015 KMHC Board Meeting
July 22, 2015 KMHC Monthly Meeting
June 24, 2015 KMHC Monthly Meeting
May 27, 2015 KMHC Monthly Meeting
April 22, 2015 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 25, 2015 KMHC Board Meeting
March 25, 2015 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 12, 2015 Legislative Breakfast
February 25, 2015 KMHC Monthly Meeting
January 28, 2015 KMHC Monthly Meeting
December 17, 2014 KMHC Board Meeting
December 17, 2014 KMHC Monthly Meeting
November 19, 2014 KMHC Monthly Meeting
October 22, 2014 Advocacy Committee Meeting
October 22, 2014 KMHC Monthly Meeting
September 24, 2014 KMHC Board Meeting
September 24, 2014 KMHC Monthly Meeting
August 27, 2014 Advocacy Committee Meeting
August 27, 2014 KMHC Monthly Meeting
July 23, 2014 KMHC Board Meeting
July 23, 2014 KMHC Monthly Meeting
June 25, 2014 KMHC Monthly Meeting
May 28, 2014 KMHC Monthly Meeting
April 23, 2014 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 26, 2014 KMHC Board Meeting
March 26, 2014 KMHC Monthly Meeting
February 26, 2014 KMHC Monthly Meeting
January 22, 2014 KMHC Monthly Meeting
December 18, 2013 KMHC Board Meeting
December 18, 2013 KMHC Monthly Meeting
November 20, 2013 KMHC Monthly Meeting
October 23, 2013 KMHC Monthly Meeting
September 25, 2013 KMHC Monthly Meeting
August 28, 2013 KMHC Monthly Meeting
July 24, 2013 KMHC Board Meeting
July 24, 2013 KMHC Monthly Meeting
June 26, 2013 KMHC Monthly Meeting
May 22, 2013 KMHC Annual Business Meeting
April 24, 2013 KMHC Monthly Meeting
March 27, 2013 KMHC Board Meeting
March 27, 2013 KMHC Monthly Meeting
February 27, 2013 KMHC Monthly Meeting
January 23, 2013 KMHC Monthly Meeting
October 27, 2010 KMHC Monthly Meeting
September 22, 2010 KMHC Monthly Meeting
August 25, 2010 KMHC Monthly Meeting
July 28, 2010 KMHC Monthly Meeting
June 23, 2010 KMHC Monthly Meeting
June 23, 2010 Constitutional Amendment Work Group
May 26, 2010 KMHC Annual Meeting

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