Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • November 28, 2018
  • 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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November 28, 2018   Monthly Meeting                         

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

Teleconference access 1-515-739-1285, enter  567518 

Meeting room wi-fi: Guest@ccess


Introductions and sign-in sheet           Eric Harkness, President

Minutes of the previous meeting.   Review minutes.

9:15 a.m. Reports 

   Board of Directors – Meet in December.

   Financial Report - Treasurer

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network Heather Elliott  

   Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole

   Big Tent Coalition - Stronger Together Retreat Nov. 29, 2018 - Jane Rhys and Mike Burgess

   KanCare Advocates Network

10:00 a.m.  KMHC Consensus Recommendations- Annual process for updates and amendment.  Please draft an issue paper for the topic that you would like to see included for consideration during the Coalition meetings.   Linked here: sample issue paper format.doc

   SUD Issues-  Substance Use Disorder Treatment Issue Paper Draft

   Child Welfare Issues - PRTF Issue Paper Draft

             Families First Issue Paper Draft

   Resources for Suicide Prevention - Resources for Suicide Prevention Issue Paper Draft

10:30 a.m.  Lobbyist Report

Report from the Legislative Budget Committee

Updated Consensus Revenue Estimates Find the reports here along with the updated Consensus Caseloads Estimates.

Preliminary Update from the Mental Health Task Force   Read Here.

Election Results

2019 Legislative Session

11:25 a.m.  Announcements

11:30 a.m.  Adjourn


2018 Schedule:

Mental Health Advocacy Day:  March 13, 2018

2018 KMHC Meetings: 9 a.m.–11:30 a.m.  Jan 24, Feb. 28, Mar. 28, April 25, May 23, June 27, July 25, Aug 22, Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov 28, Dec. 12  

Board Meetings:  12 noon quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 28, June 27, Sept. 26, Dec. 12)

Advocacy Committee Meetings:   January - March: Friday teleconferences, Meet after Coalition meetings: January 24, February 28, April 25,  May 23, August 22, October 24


For more information, contact: Kansas Mental Health Coalition

c/o Amy A. Campbell, Lobbyist, P.O. Box 4103, Topeka, KS 66604

785-969-1617    campbell525@sbcglobal.net

(c) Kansas Mental Health Coalition, P.O. Box 4744, Topeka, KS  66604  785-969-1617

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