Restructuring Underway At The County Mental Hygiene Department

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MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene is announcing revamping within its team.  

The Department is continuing to expand and offer new programming to meet the growing needs of behavioral health services in Chautauqua County.

The newly appointed to the team is Deputy Director of Community Mental Hygiene Services, Trish McClennan. After joining the department this past fall McClennan supports the initiative and serves as second in command when the director is not available.

The team’s restructuring Director of Community Mental Hygiene Services, Carmelo Hernandez says it was an easy decision to make.

“All three of these individuals deserve their new positions. They are innovative, resourceful and always developing new ways to meet the needs of our clients. Having teammates like Trish, Lynn and Tom, I know that our department is headed in the right direction,” explained Hernandez.

Lynn Graziano accepted the position as Clinic Director over Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT)/Forensics and Mobile Services.

Graziano will work alongside Tom Fadale newly named as the Program Coordinator for the Lead Health Home and Chautauqua County’s Adult SPOA facilitates connection to existing community-based mental health services for individuals with complex and/or chronic mental health disorders.

Anyone can make a referral into these programs. If you would like more information about the Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene and any of its programming, visit or search @mentalhygienechq on the internet.

To make a referral to the Adult Health Home care management program visit or call 1-855-613-7659. For SPOA or C-SPOA, referrals visit Those who need the Chautauqua County 24/7 Crisis Line call 1-800-724-0461.


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