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File #: 19-871    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/24/2019 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Puente de la Costa Sur for Project SUCCESS services for the term of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, and Mindfulness-Based Substance Use Treatment for the term of July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, in an amount not to exceed $610,709.
Attachments: 1. 20190917_r_Puente de la Costa Sur, 2. 20190917_a_Puente de la Costa Sur
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Scott Gilman, Director, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services
Subject: Agreement with Puente de la Costa Sur for Project SUCCESS Services and Mindfulness-Based Substance Use Treatment

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Puente de la Costa Sur for Project SUCCESS services for the term of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, and Mindfulness-Based Substance Use Treatment for the term of July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, in an amount not to exceed $610,709.

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BACKGROUND:
In April 2015, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) services for youth delivered in a non-traditional behavioral health setting, using the Project SUCCESS and Seeking Safety service models. Puente de la Costa Sur (Puente) responded with a proposal that was selected for the provision of these services.

DISCUSSION:
Through the Project SUCCESS service model, Puente prevents and reduces substance use and abuse, along with associated behavioral health issues among high risk, multi-problem youth ages 9 to 18. The early intervention services operate in communities with a high proportion of underserved populations, focusing on middle school and high school aged students.

The Seeking Safety curriculum ended June 30, 2019, and was replaced by an alternative curriculum currently under pilot, Mindfulness-Based Substance Abuse Treatment (MBSAT), with a focus on trauma-informed co-occurring prevention. The MBSAT curriculum integrates best practices from the fields of mindfulness, psychotherapy, and substance use reliance treatment in adolescents. Puente shall provide services under the pilot program through December 31, 2019. BHRS is in the process of releasing an RFP for these services to begin January...

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