Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • November 20, 2019
  • 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.

Agenda

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November 20, 2019   Monthly Meeting                         

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

Teleconference access 1-515-606-5183, enter  567518 

Meeting room wi-fi: Guest@ccess

 

Introductions and sign-in sheet    Mary Jones, President

Minutes of the previous meeting.   Read minutes draft.

Invite members to submit nominations form for the C.E. Harkness Member of the Year Award - print form - due November 30

9:15 a.m. Reports 

   Board of Directors – Meet in December.

   Financial Report - Colin Thomasset

   Advocacy Committee – meet today immediately following - Heather Elliott  

   Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – reports by members

   Big Tent Coalition - Jane Rhys and Mike Burgess

   KanCare Advocates Network - Sean Gatewood

   Consumer Programs - Sheri Hall, P3

    Parity Committee - Amy Campbell

10:30 a.m.  Consider KMHC Consensus Recommendations- Annual process for updates and amendment.  Please draft an paper for the topic that you would like to see included for consideration during the Coalition meetings.  The Coalition encourages the incorporation of health equity principles - proposals that help to reduce health disparities and encourage overall health.  Linked here: sample issue paper format.doc

Proposed Legislation for Certified Integrated Peer Specialists   Mary Jones, Mental Health Association of South Central Kansas - See Proposal

10:30 a.m.  Lobbyist Report - Amy Campbell 

11:00 a.m.  KDADS Update - 

11:25 a.m.  Announcements

11:30 a.m.  Adjourn

2019 Schedule:

Mental Health Advocacy Day:  February 19, 2020

2019 KMHC Meetings: 9 a.m.–11:30 a.m.  Jan 23, Feb. 27, Mar. 27, April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, Aug 28, Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov 20, Dec.  18  

Board Meetings:  12 noon quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 27, June 26, Sept. 25, Dec. 18)

Advocacy Committee Meetings:   January - March: Friday teleconferences, Meet after Coalition meetings: January 23, February 27, April 24,  May 22, August 28, October 23

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


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