Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • August 26, 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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August 26, 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           Susan Crain Lewis,  Vice President

KMHC next steps after the death of our president,  David Wiebe.  His service was greatly appreciated and he will be missed.

Financial Report           Andy Brown, 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.   (Note: Amy's primary laptop failed last week, the availability of minutes will depend on what can be recovered.)

9:15 a.m. Reports

   Board of Directors - July meeting  

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network -    Sue Lewis - 

   Mental Health and Aging Coalition - Nancy Trout

Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Jane Adams

9:45 a.m.   Prevention and Mental Health - Information shared by Corinna West, Wellness Wordworks


10:00 a.m.  Guest Topic:  KDADS Adult Continuum of Care Report - Doug Wallace, KDADS

      View the Report.

10:30 a.m.  Legislative Update   Amy Campbell

  • KanCare Oversight Committee Report - Friday, August 21
  • Kansas Hospital Association – new Behavioral Health Task Force – meets today
  • KDHE Mental Health Medication Advisory Committee - First meeting September 1:  10 am - 12 noon 

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, Lobbyist, P.O. Box 4103, Topeka, KS 66604

785-969-1617, fax: 785-271-8143  campbell525@sbcglobal.net

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

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