Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • December 14, 2022
  • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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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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December 14, 2022

9:30 a.m.  Welcome and Introductions     Mary Jones, President

Minutes of the previous meeting.   

9:35 a.m. Reports 

   Board of Directors - meet today after Coalition

   Financial Report Amy Campbell 

   Advocacy Committee – Colin Thomasset / Monica Kurz

   Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole, Chair

   Big Tent Coalition - Mike Burgess

   KanCare Advocates Network - Sean Gatewoo

   Consumer Programs - Matt Spezia, P3 / Nancy Jensen

   Parity Committee -  Rick Cagan / Amy Campbell

   Suicide Prevention Coalition / 988 Crisis Line - Monica Kurz

10:00 a.m.  Policy Priorities of the Southcentral Kansas Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coalition - Dawn Shepler, Executive Director, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coalition (Sedgwick County)

     Handouts:  Powerpoint One Page Policy Priorities    Policy Priorities

10:30 a.m.  Consensus Policy Discussion

Supported Decision Making Policy Paper

988 Policy Paper Amended

Inpatient Issue Paper Updates


11:10 a.m.   Lobbyist Report     Amy Campbell

Leadership Election and Committee Changes - New Chair for HSSBC Rep. Les Mason

Interim Committees

11:25 a.m.  Announcements

11:30 a.m.  Adjourn

2022 Schedule:   Jan 26, Feb 23, Mar 30, April 27, May 25, June 22, July 27, August 24, September 28, October 26, Nov 16, Dec 14

Board Meetings: 12 noon quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 30, July 27, Sept. 28, Dec. 14)

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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