Patricia Brinkman, LMHC, MBA

Patricia Brinkman, MS, MBA has been the Director of Community Services for Chautauqua County for 16 years. She oversees the Department of Mental Hygiene (CCDMH) including their Health Home which is a part of HHUNY as their Southern Tier affiliate. Ms. Brinkman serves on the Chautauqua County Long Term Care Council, appointed by the Chautauqua County Executive. The Health Home serves Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties. Chautauqua County is the first rural New York County to receive 2 SAMHSA System of Care grants. Patricia also co-chairs the Board of Directors of the NY Care Coordination Program. She is Chair of the NY Success Advisory Council, governance body for the statewide system of care expansion and a former officer of the Conference of Mental Hygiene Directors.