Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • July 26, 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Valeo Behavioral Health Center Basement Conference Room, 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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July 26, 2017   Monthly Meeting                         

Valeo Behavioral Health Center, basement conference room, 330 SW Oakley, Topeka, KS

(teleconference access 1-515-739-1285, enter  567518 - KMHC has changed to a teleconference service that might incur charges for members.  If the fees become a burden to members please forward your bill to the treasurer at andy@headquarterscounselingcenter.org )   

Meeting room wi-fi: Guest@ccess

Introductions and sign-in sheet           Susan Lewis, President

Minutes of the previous meeting.   Read draft Minutes.

9:15 a.m. Reports 

   Board of Directors - Report of the June Board Meeting.  Legislative Awards announcement.

   Financial Report - Andy Brown

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network - Heather Elliott - Committee will meet briefly after the Coalition meeting.

   Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole

    Mental Health Medication Advisory Committee - meets August 8 and Nov 14.  DUR meeting on July 26 will review proposed rules for children's medications which are likely to be implemented in the next couple of months.

   Big Tent Coalition - Jane Rhys

   Letters to Congress - Budget Letter Draft proposed by DRC

10:00 a.m.   Update - Amy Campbell

Adult Continuum of Care Committee

State Hospitals

10:30 a.m.  Kancare - Mike Randol, Medicaid Director, KDHE

    Update, Contract Renewals, Q & A

11:00 a.m.  KDADS Programs and Update -  Sheli Sweeney, Melissa Starkey

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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