LEWISTON — Tri-County Mental Health Services announces the addition of two physicians and a nurse practitioner to the medical staff of the region’s largest mental health agency. Dr. James Krainin, Dr. William Berlingieri and Rebecca Chandler, PMH-NP, CS, will provide adult psychiatric services, including medication management, from various Tri-County Mental Health Services locations.

Dr. Berlingieri is located in the agency’s largest clinic, 1155 Lisbon St., Lewiston. He completed his residency and internship at SUNY Medical Center in Buffalo, N.Y., and has worked in the Portland area in private practice as well as with the Maine Medical Center Access Program.

Dr. Krainin will share time between Tri-County’s Oxford and Bridgton clinics. He is board-certified in general and geriatric psychiatry and is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He graduated magna cum laude in chemistry and physics from Harvard College in 1962, and received his medical degree from Harvard in 1966. He received his psychiatric training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and then served as a psychiatrist in the U.S. Air Force for two years during the Vietnam era. Dr. Krainin and his wife, long-time fans of Maine and weekend visitors, moved to Naples in 2007 when he closed his private practice in Massachusetts.

Rebecca Chandler is a dually board-certified adult mental health nurse practitioner and a clinical specialist in adult psychiatric mental health. She holds a master’s degree in adult psychiatric and mental health nursing and a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She managed the countywide crisis team for 10 years, a nationally-certified critical incident stress management team, and participates in collaborative relationships with other service providers.

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