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File #: 21-056    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/14/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 1/12/2021 Final action: 1/12/2021
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with StarVista to reduce the Measure K funded Early Childhood Community Team, terminate mild to moderate services authorized by the Mental Health Plan September 30, 2020, add technology supports for clients and families, and add suicide prevention activities, increasing the amount by $42,654 to an amount not to exceed $10,461,135, with no change to the agreement term.
Attachments: 1. 20210112_r_SV BOS Health Memo, 2. 20210112_a_SV 2019-21 3rd 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 to reduce the Measure K funded Early Childhood Community Team, terminate mild to moderate services authorized by the Mental Health Plan September 30, 2020, add technology supports for clients and families, and add suicide prevention activities, increasing the amount by $42,654 to an amount not to exceed $10,461,135, with no change to the agreement term.

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BACKGROUND:
On October 8, 2019, your 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, your 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.

On July 7, 2020, your Board approved an amendment to the agreement with StarVista for the Early Childhood Community Team, the Health Ambassador Program for Youth (HAP-Y), 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.

DISCUSSION:
StarVista currently provides: (1) mental health services offered t...

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