Behavioral Health

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."

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. We are here to Help.

Adult Services in Oroville

Outpatient Center

Age Range: Ages 18 and over

Adult Outpatient Centers provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment to individuals requiring mental health treatment. The outpatient treatment team consists of trained professionals including psychiatrists, nurses, licensed and waivered therapists, counselors, peer advocates and support staff. Our focus area is mental health but we also accept and treat persons with co-occurring substance use disorders. Services provided include assessment, plan development, individual and group therapy and counseling, case management, medication evaluation and support, bilingual services, interpreter services, benefits services and community services referrals. To be considered for services, we offer weekly walk-in screenings on Wednesdays, first come, first served, to adults who are eligible to Medi-Cal. Please report to the address listed below at 1pm on a Wednesday.

Oroville Adult Services
18 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965
530.538.7705

Support, Employment, Assistance, Recovery, Consumer Housing (SEARCH)

Age Range: Ages 18 and over

Support, Employment, Assistance, Recovery, Consumer Housing (SEARCH) provides intensive services to individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness due to a severe and persistent mental illness. In addition to receiving mental health services, individuals are linked to the Housing Authority of Butte County, Department of Rehabilitation (DOR), Veterans Services, Legal Aid, Social Security Administration, and other needed community services. Utilizing the Recovery Model philosophy, mental health services include psychiatric support, case management, medication management, employment services and referral, educational support, housing support, representative payee assistance, benefits counseling as well as medical and legal services referral. Services are tailored to meet each individual’s recovery needs.

Oroville Adult Services
18 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965
530.538.7705

Wellness and Recovery Centers (WRC)

Age Range: Ages 18 and over

The Wellness and Recovery Center (WRC) is consumer driven and emphasizes recovery oriented activities including peer support, socialization opportunities, life skill groups, reintegration into the community and medication support. These centers are open to all community members, however, to receive medication support, you must be open to our services. Space is provided and consumers are encouraged to run their own groups to provide limited mental health support. The psychiatrist and nurse support consumers’ medication needs as they prepare to integrate back into the community. We also have a community computer and printer available for self-directed use on topics to promote one’s recovery.

Oroville Wellness & Recovery Center
2243 Del Oro Avenue
Oroville, CA 95965
530.538.2574
Monday to Thursday
8:00am to 4:00pm

California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWorks)

Age Range: Ages 18 and over

The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWorks), in partnership with Butte County Department of Employment and Social Services (DESS), provides individuals and families with counseling and treatment services for mental health or substance abuse issues that would hinder their ability to enter the workforce.

Treatment Court Services
78 Table Mountain Blvd
Oroville, CA 95965
530.538.7705


 Contact BHD

Behavioral Health Crisis Lines
24 hours a day / 7 days a week
800.334.6622, or
530.891.2810

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1.800.273.TALK (8255)

Veterans Crisis Line
1.800.273.8255 (press 1)  

Friendship Line (older adults)
800.971.0016

Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ+)
866.488.7386

North Valley Talk Line

4:30pm to 9:30pm / 7 days a week
855.582.5554

 Locations & Hours

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

Excludes Holidays
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 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.