Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • November 19, 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.


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November 19, 2014   Monthly Meeting                               Valeo Behavioral Health Center, 330 SW Oakley, Topeka, KS

(teleconference access 1-877-278-8686, enter  982797 use codes: *7 mute / *9 unmute)   

Meeting room wi-fi: Guest@ccess

9:00 a.m.

Introductions and sign-in sheet            David Wiebe, President

Financial Report    see report       JoLana Pinon, Treasurer

Minutes of the previous meeting.    see draft

9:15 a.m. Reports

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network -    Rick Cagan / Sue Lewis

            Grassroots Advocates Teleconferences – Nov. 18 6 p.m. or Nov. 19 8 a.m.

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 – 

9:45 a.m.  Kancare Oversight Committee report

10:00 a.m. Elections Report

10:10 a.m.  KDADS Update - Carla Drescher

The last portion of the meeting is for members only, to vote on consensus recommendations.  

10:45 a.m. Consider Consensus Recommendations Proposals:    

Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System - Jim Brann  

Link to proposed position statement.

Link to powerpoint presentation as amended.

Proposed Legislation draft.

Revisit the SPTP proposal  - Link to updated proposal.

New Topics should be introduced today in order to schedule for consideration by the membership. 

Please check back for updated attachments and possible amendments. 

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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