We are here to help. 

Behavioral Health provides services for individuals in crisis, for youth, for adults and for alcohol and drug treatment. Services are provided in Chico, Paradise, Oroville, Gridley and rural communities.

Our Mission: "Partner with individuals, families and the community for recovery from serious mental health and substance abuse issues and to promote wellness, resiliency and hope."

Welcome to Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health Crisis Situation?

Call the 24/7 Access Line at 800.334.6622 or 530.891.2810

If you are in a life-threatening emergency situation, dial 9-1-1.

COVID-19 Updates (as of June, 2021)

Services are available via phone, video conference, or in-person with added illness prevention precautions. Please call ahead before coming to the clinic. When arriving for an appointment, please make sure that you have a mask. If you are feeling sick, please call your provider to make alternative arrangements (reschedule, virtual appointment).


Behavioral Health encompasses both mental/emotional well-being and substance use. These issues are far-reaching and have an enormous impact on individuals, their families and their communities. Behavioral Health Treatment consists of a continuum of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support systems.


Adult Mental Health

Youth Mental Health

Substance Use Disorder


Community Information

Camp Fire Response


Wildfire Disaster Response

Want to report a Compliance issue or have questions?
Call Behavioral Health's Compliance Hotline 1.866.637.4809



 Support Lines

Behavioral Health Crisis Lines
24 hours a day / 7 days a week
800.334.6622, or

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800.273.TALK (8255)
Chat online at

Crisis Text Line
Text LISTEN to ‘741741’

Veterans Crisis Line
800.273.8255 (press 1)  

Friendship Line (older adults)

Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ+)

North Valley Talk Line
11:30am to 9:30pm / 7 days a week


Butte County Behavioral Health Administration
3217 Cohasset Rd
Chico, CA 95973
Monday – Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm

Excludes Holidays

 Get Started

Call the Behavioral Health Access Line at 530.891.2810 to get started.

During the phone conversation we will ask whether your needs are urgent and what type of help you are looking for.

See the three steps for getting started.

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