Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • June 25, 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 11:29 AM
  • Valeo Behavioral Health Center, 330 SW Oakley, Topeka, KS


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Kansas Mental Health Coalition

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

Amended Agenda


June 25, 2014   Monthly Meeting                               Valeo Behavioral Health Center, 330 SW Oakley, Topeka, KS

(teleconference access 1-877-278-8686, enter  892797  use codes: *7 mute / *9 unmute)   

Meeting room wi-fi: Guest@ccess

9:00 a.m.

Introductions and sign-in sheet            David Wiebe, President

KDADS Update - Gina Meier-Hummel, Deputy Commissioner, KS Dept on Aging and Disability Services

Financial Report     See report.      JoLana Pinon, Treasurer

Minutes of the previous meeting.   Read Minutes.

9:45 a.m. Reports

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network -    Rick Cagan / Sue Lewis - Changes to Advocacy Committee structure and activities

Hospital and Home – David Wiebe and Amy Campbell

Medicaid Access Coalition – Amy Campbell

Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole

GBHSPC Subcommittees

    Mental Health and Aging Coalition – Eric Harkness

    Children’s Issues – 

10:30 a.m. Lobbyist Report - Governor's Announcement of New Funding for Behavioral Health,  Elections

Know the candidates, share your interest in mental health issues, sign up for newsletters and notices, and show your support by attending forums and fundraisers, put up signs and/or help with campaigns.

KS Secretary of State Website / select Elections & Legislative / select Upcoming Elections / select Candidate Lists



10:50 a.m. Consider amendments to Seclusion and Restraint section of Consensus Recommendations.  See proposal. 

11:25 a.m. Announcements:

11:30 a.m. Adjourn

2014 KMHC Meetings: 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Jan 22, Feb. 26, Mar. 26, April 23, May 28, June 25, July 23, Aug 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 22,

Nov 19, Dec. 17     Board: 12 noon quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 26, July 23, Sept 24, Dec 17)

For more information, contact: Kansas Mental Health Coalition

c/o Amy A. Campbell, Lobbyist

P.O. Box 4103, Topeka, KS 66604

785-969-1617, fax: 785-234-9718, campbell525@sbcglobal.net

David Wiebe, President

5608 Cherokee Circle, Fairway, KS 66205

http://kansasmentalhealthcoalition.onefireplace.com                         913-645-6175; dwiebe@kc.rr.com

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

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