Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • October 26, 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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October 26, 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

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 minutes.

9:15 a.m. Reports 

   Board of Directors -  Report from September.

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network - 

    Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole

Subcommittee Reports 

    Advance Psychiatric Directives Committee - Mike Burgess

    Alliance for a Healthy Kansas - Amy Campbell

9:45 a.m.   KMHC Consensus Recommendations - 2016 process for updates and amendment.  Please draft an issue paper for the topic that you would like to see included in the Coalition's October or November agenda.   Linked here: sample issue paper format.doc

10:00 a.m.  Guest Speaker Ed Klump - the Law Enforcement Perspective


10:30 a.m. Legislative Update - Amy Campbell

Legislative Interim Committees - Public Health Boards, Foster Care and Step Therapy topics meet after the November elections.

Mental Health Medications Advisory Committee - DUR Committee schedules: DUR met in October, MHMAC meets November 8, 2-4 pm. 

Adult Continuum of Care Committee - meeting every two weeks to develop recommendations

2016 Elections Information - Let us know if you have local races to bring to our attention.

11:00 a.m.  KDADS Update - Charles Bartlett, Behavioral Health Services, KDADS

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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