Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

The Kansas Mental Health Coalition is working to improve mental health in Kansas

The Kansas Mental Health Coalition (KMHC) is a collaborative organization of numerous non-profit organizations, agencies and individuals representing consumers, families, and providers dedicated to improving the lives of Kansans with mental illness.  Read more.

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS are due now.  Please Click Here to Join or Renew.  Community Mental Health Centers do not need to act, your membership renewal is handled by the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas.  Thank you for your support!

KMHC Members - The Coalition needs your help!  

Please fill out the Membership Survey below:

LINK TO MEMBERSHIP SURVEY

2016 Kansas Legislative Session Begins

The 2016 Kansas Legislative Session began Monday, January 11. Osawatomie State Hospital has received two informational hearings - focusing on CMS disqualifying the hospital from Medicare reimbursement.  Th State has until February to appeal.  The Jason Flatts Act for suicide prevention training in schools had a hearing January 26. The Legislature will also consider measures to allow step therapy for Medicaid prescriptions and ending Medicaid Health Homes.  A large coalition including the Kansas Hospital Association and KMHC will promote Medicaid Expansion, in spite of Governor Brownback opposition stated in his State of the State speech.    

Mental Health Advocacy Day at the Capitol

Tuesday, March 15, 2016


Upcoming events

12 Feb 2016 3:00 PM (EST) • Teleconference
19 Feb 2016 3:00 PM (EST) • Teleconference
24 Feb 2016 9:00 AM (EST) • Valeo Behavioral Health Center, 330 SW Oakley, Topeka, KS
26 Feb 2016 3:00 PM (EST) • Teleconference
15 Mar 2016 8:30 AM (EDT) • Kansas State Capitol, 300 SW 10th Street, Topeka, KS 66612
JOIN THE GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY NETWORK: KANSAS VOICES FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Join other Kansans who are dedicated to educating others about Kansas mental health issues.   Kansas needs you!  Advocates weigh in on important legislation and budget issues through e-mail, meetings and phone calls.  

CONSIDER JOINING KMHC

Membership in the Kansas Mental Health Coalition is open to anyone who is interested in collaborating with others toward our common goals.

Please check out our membership information and select a member category to join.  Fill out the information sheet and send dues to Kansas Mental Health Coalition, P.O. Box 4744, Topeka, KS  66604.

 

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