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File #: 20-518    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/8/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 7/7/2020 Final action: 7/7/2020
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with StarVista for the Early Childhood Community Team, the Health Ambassador Program for Youth, and Trauma-Informed Co-Occurring Prevention for Youth, extending the term through June 30, 2021 and increasing the amount by $1,517,740 to an amount not to exceed $10,418,481.
Attachments: 1. 20200707_r_Starvista Amendment, 2. 20200707_a_StarVista Amendment
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: Measure K: Amendment to the Agreement with StarVista for Mental Health Services and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services


RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with StarVista for the Early Childhood Community Team, the Health Ambassador Program for Youth, and Trauma-Informed Co-Occurring Prevention for Youth, extending the term through June 30, 2021 and increasing the amount by $1,517,740 to an amount not to exceed $10,418,481.

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BACKGROUND:
On October 8, 2019, the Board approved an agreement with StarVista for mental health services and substance use disorder treatment services, for the term of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $8,821,793.

On May 5, 2020, the Board approved an amendment to the agreement with StarVista adding youth and adult Mental Health First Aid, for the term January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, increasing the amount by $78,948 to an amount not to exceed $8,900,741. Mental Health First Aid is a highly interactive public education program that teaches attendees how to help individuals experiencing mental illness and/or substance use challenges to connect to an appropriate level of care.

DISCUSSION:
StarVista currently provides: (1) mental health services offered through the Mental Health Plan; (2) Early Childhood Community Team (ECCT) services to young children; (3) staffing of the Co-Chair of the Diversity and Equity Council; (4) Mindfulness-Based Substance Abuse Treatment; (5) texting and social media support through its Crisis Hotline; and (6) recruitment of youth ages 16-24 years that have experienced mental health and substance use challenges to participate in the Health Ambassador Program for Youth ...

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