Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • November 18, 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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November 18, 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

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.   Read Minutes.

9:15 a.m. Reports

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network -    Eric Harkness 

   Mental Health and Aging Coalition - Nancy Trout

Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole

Featured GBHSPC Subcommittee Report of the Month - each month, KMHC will review the annual report of one of the Governor's Behavioral Health Services Planning Council's subcommittees. 

9:45 a.m.   SAMHSA Update:  Kimberly L. Brown, LAC, MPA

Regional Administrator Region VII (KS, IA, NE, MO) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

10:30 a.m.  Consideration of proposals for Consensus Recommendations for 2016

Please use the Sample Format to present your issue, problem and recommendation.  

Amendment to K.S.A. 65-2837a as proposed.  Relating to the use of Vyvanse, a medication recently approved by the Kansas Board of Healing Arts for treatment of binge eating disorder

10:55 a.m.  Legislative Update   Amy Campbell

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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