Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • December 14, 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • LOCATION CHANGE - Topeka Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66605


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Kansas Mental Health Coalition

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December 14, 2016   Monthly Meeting                         

Topeka Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66605

(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 -  

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network - 

    Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole

    Mental Health Medication Advisory Committee - Susan Zalenski, Amy Campbell

    Alliance for a Healthy Kansas - Amy Campbell - December 13

9:45 a.m.   Approve the 2017 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

Mental Health 2020

Advance Psychiatric Directives

Addictions Treatment Platform

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

Legislative Interim Committees - 

Special Committee on Larned and Osawatomie State Hospitals meets December 19-20 (Testimony due December 15)

Special Committee on Public Health Boards meets December 6 and 14 (Testimony due December 12)

Special Committee on Step Therapy topics

Adult Continuum of Care Report

Leadership Elections Report

11:00 a.m.  KDADS Update - 

RFP for Privatizing Osawatomie State Hospital due end of December

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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