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Gallatin County ends decade-long contract with Western Montana Mental Health

County officials say the behavioral health organization has “on multiple occasions” been in breach of contract

One of Montana’s leading providers of behavioral health services will no longer have an operating contract with Gallatin County as of Feb. 2.

Citing several breaches of its agreement, Gallatin County Commissioners and County Attorney Marty Lambert notified Western Montana Mental Health Center in a letter Monday that the

“Gallatin County hereby advises all of you that WMMHC has, on multiple occasions, breached its contractual obligations to the County, including but not limited to, the provisions outlined below,” stated an accompanying Jan. 10 letter addressed to WMMHC chairperson Levi Anderson...