Behavioral Health

The Wayne County Department of Mental Health and Wayne Behavioral Health Network (WBHN) operates outpatient mental health and addiction treatment programs and support services through its clinics, and delivered by professional staff who are able to provide counseling, psychotherapy, medication assessment and management, individual and group interventions for emotional, interpersonal relationships, and psychiatric or substance use difficulties, which can have a negative impact on and individuals activities of daily life. 

Our staff is comprised of licensed psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, clinical social workers, mental health counselors, alcohol & substance abuse counselors, registered professional nurses, care managers, and certified peers.  Treatment is tailored to an individual’s unique needs. 

Every Life Matters

Every Life Matters. Just Call Us. Services include:

  • Care Management and Referral Services / SPOA
  • Comprehensive Assessment and Evaluation: psychological, psychiatric, emotional, or substance abuse-related issues
  • Integrated Treatment: Of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
  • Medication-Assisted Therapy: provided by our physicians and nurse practitioners
  • Narcan Training Available
  • Open Access Center / Crisis Services: Immediate access to treatment/care
  • Opioid Treatment Clinic
  • Psychological Testing: including Forensic Court Services
  • Psychotherapy: in-person, telephone, or video conference
  • School Based Clinics: located in elementary, middle and high schools throughout the county
  • Self Help and Peer Services: provided by our Certified Recovery Peer Advocates
  • Substance Abuse Services / Group Therapy: which specializes in the treatment and recovery issues related to alcohol and other drugs of abuse

Services are available in-person, through video telehealth, or by telephone. Services are available for children, adolescents, adults, and families.

For services call 315-946-5722 or contact our open-access center 833-Wayne-co. or email our intake coordinator.


WBHN and the Open Access Center are following CDC guidelines to ensure everyone’s safety for those who visit our main clinic located at 1519 Nye Rd., Lyons.  All (vaccinated or unvaccinated) visitors are required to be masked when entering the building and screenings will be completed on all employees and visitors.

COVID-19 Resources

Reach Out

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many New Yorkers feeling anxious and stressed.

Learn more about:

  • Coronavirus-related guidance for healthcare providers
  • How you can volunteer to help
  • Managing anxiety in difficult times

Office of Mental Health NY Website (JPG)

Public Resources

Office of Mental Health (OMH)

Emotional Support Line: 844-863-9314 

The Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency. The HelpLine is staffed by volunteers, including mental health professionals, who have received training in crisis counseling.

How to Cope with Covid Related Stress and Anxiety

Mental Health Resources During an Emergency 

People often experience anxiety, fear, and helplessness during an emergency. Know the signs and get help. Read more about mental health resources during an emergency on the OMH website.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline


The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. The Lifeline is comprised of a national network of over 200 local crisis centers, combining custom local care and resources with national standards and best practices.