Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • June 22, 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 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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June 22, 2016   Monthly Meeting                         

Valeo Behavioral Health Center - 330 SW Oakley, Topeka, KS - Basement Conference Room 

(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 Lewis, President

Financial Report           Andy Brown, Treasurer

Please renew your membership at KMHC website.  First, log in, select your membership renewal and the site will generate an invoice to pay by check.  Contact Amy if you have questions.

Minutes of the previous meeting.   Read Draft Minutes

9:15 a.m. Reports 

   Board of Directors -  Will meet in June.

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network -    Eric Harkness, Chair - 

    Psychiatric Directives Committee - Mike Burgess

    Alliance for a Healthy Kansas - Amy Campbell

    Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole

9:45 a.m.  First Episode Psychosis - Grants

KanCare Budget Cuts and Contract Renewal Process - Public Listening Sessions

10:00 a.m.  (tentative) Guest Topic - Medicaid Mental Health Medications Advisory Committee Update - Aaron Dunkel, Deputy Secretary, KDHE

10:30 a.m. Legislative Update

Special Session begins Thursday, June 23

Adult Continuum of Care - modified stakeholder group to reconvene under the auspices of the Governors Behavioral Health Services Planning Council

2016 Elections Information

11:00 a.m.  Update from Nikki Gilliland, Kansas Dept. for Aging and Disability Services

11:25 a.m. Announcements

11:30 a.m. Adjourn

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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