Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • July 22, 2015
  • 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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July 22, 2015   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            Jolana Pinon, Treasurer

Please renew your membership at KMHC website - the site will generate an invoice to pay by check.  Contact Amy if you have questions.

Minutes of the previous meeting.   Read minutes.

9:15 a.m. Reports

   Board of Directors - Will meet today immediately after the Coalition meeting.  

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network -    Sue Lewis - 

Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole

Subcommittee Special Report - KMHC has been dedicating about 20 minutes each month to a briefing on the GBHSPC Subcommittees' Annual Reports.

Justice Involved Youth and Adults Subcommittee    Rick Cagan   Link to 2015 GBHSPC JIYA Annual Report

10:00 a.m.  Mental Health and Aging Coalition   Nancy Trout

10:30 a.m.  Legislative Update   Amy Campbell

   Adult Continuum of Care Committee Update 

      See Committee Description and Members  

      Hospital and Home Synopsis - Role of the State MH Hospital

      CMHC Transitional Placement Needs Assessment

      Peer Respite Homes Paper - Thompson 2015


   KanCare Consumer and Specialized Issues Workgroup Invitation for New Members   Forms due by August 3. Read the invitation here.   Link to Nomination Form.  Link to CSI Workgroup Charter.

11:00 a.m. KDADS Update - KDADS Behavioral Health - Ted Jester, KDADS


11:25 a.m. Announcements

11:30 a.m. Adjourn

2015 KMHC Meetings: 9 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Jan 28, Feb. 25, Mar. 25, April 22, May 27, June 24, July 22, Aug 26, Sept. 23, Oct. 21, Nov 18, Dec. 16  Board Meetings: 12 noon quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 25, July 22, Sept. 23, Dec. 16)

For more information, contact: Kansas Mental Health Coalition

c/o Amy A. Campbell, LobbyistP.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

                                                            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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