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Hudson, NY: Districts in 3 counties to partner with mental health providers

Aug 14, 2018, Hudson, NY, Hudson Valley 360: Questar looks to provide mental health services at Twin County schools https://www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/questar-looks-provide-mental-health-services-twin-county-schools Questar III Board of Cooperative Educational Services officials are looking to provide behavioral health services at public schools in Columbia, Greene and Rensselaer counties by partnering with local mental health departments. The Columbia County Board of Supervisors agreed to enter a contract with Questar III — an organization that helps school districts operate more efficiently and cost-effectively by pooling their resources and sharing costs — to provide services not reimbursed by students’ insurance to help meet behavioral health needs in local school districts, such as mental health and substance abuse services… School districts will pay for the services, similar to programs offered by Questar III….