Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

2023 Kansas Mental Health Advocacy Day

  • March 07, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Kansas State Capitol, 300 SW 10th Street, Topeka, KS 66612

Registration

  • Standard registration for individual consumers, family members, providers and advocates to attend advocacy events - including briefing, rally, exhibits, legislative sessions.

    Please provide as much contact information as possible for each group guest. If you do not have an email for each guest, you can enter a dummy email.
  • Standard registration for individual consumers, family members, providers and advocates to attend advocacy events - including briefing, lunch, exhibits, legislative sessions, and meetings with elected officials.

Register


MARCH 7 2023 - KANSAS STATE CAPITOL

Hosted by the Kansas Mental Health Coalition

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.   Registration - Kansas State Capitol Visitor’s Center Ground Floor

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.    Exhibits - 1st Floor Rotunda

9:45 a.m.                     Welcome and Briefing - Ground Floor

10:00 a.m.                    Advocates packet assembly and assistance - Ground Floor

10:30 a.m.                    Delivering Packets to Legislator Offices

11:00 a.m.                    House of Representatives – View from 4th Floor Gallery – West Wing

11:45 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.   Lunch for Legislators and Advocates - 1st Floor - North Wing 

1:00 p.m.              Rally for Mental Health for All!  (Guest Speakers and Awards)  South Steps

                           Governor Kelly is our guest & the rally is outdoors – dress appropriately!      

2:30 p.m.              Senate Session – View from 4th Floor Gallery – East Wing

3:00 p.m.              Ice Cream Social – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – 2nd floor

Find informational videos, handouts and advocate performances broadcast in the exhibit area.

ALL DAY - Advocates are encouraged to schedule meetings with their legislators in advance of the event.  Appointments with legislators should take precedence over Advocacy Day activities. The Lunch is another opportunity to meet with your legislator – invite them to meet you there!

Committees will meet throughout the day and are open to the public – see House and Senate calendars for schedules.  


Please schedule your appointments with legislators before you come to Topeka - assistance is available through your registration.



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

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