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County awarded $1M grant to assist mental health services | News, Sports, Jobs

MAYVILLE — Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded the Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene an advancement and improvement grant for the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic in Chautauqua County. Starting Friday, the grant includes $1 million annually over four years. The department received the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic designation in 2020 under a previous grant. This designation has positively influenced the community clinics’ accessibility. Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics have dramatically increased access to mental health and substance use disorder treatment and expanded the capacity to address the overdose crisis. They have established innovative partnerships with law enfor...