Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • August 23, 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.

Amended Agenda

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August 23, 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.   

9:15 a.m. Reports 

   Board of Directors - meet September 27

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network - Heather Elliott 

   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 approved proposed rules for children's medications.

   Big Tent Coalition - Jane Rhys

   Financial Report - Andy Brown

10:00 a.m.  Consider new issue paper:

Employment Initiative - 1915 waiver - Rick Cagan

10:25 a.m.   Lobbyist Update - Amy Campbell

Adult Continuum of Care Committee

KanCare Oversight Committee

Legislative Coordinating Council - Mental Health Task Force


10:45 a.m.  KDADS Programs and Update -  Sheli Sweeney

11:00 a.m.  Featured Guest: Tim Keck, KDADS Secretary   Osawatomie State Hospital Recertification and New Hospital Proposal    (by telephone)

11:30 a.m. Adjourn

·         2017 KMHC Meetings: 9 a.m.–11:30 a.m.  Jan 25, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, Aug 23, Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov 15, Dec. 13  

·         Board Meetings:  12 noon quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 22, June 28, Sept. 27, Dec. 13)

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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