Behavioral Health

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.
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."

Contractor Resources
 Governing Agreements
Program Start End Contract#
DHCS Mental Health Plan 5/1/2013 6/30/2018 R41411
DHCS Performance Agreement 7/1/2016 6/30/2017 NF 0247
DHCS Substance Use Disorder Services - Drug Medi-Cal 7/1/2017 6/30/2020 R41772
DHCS Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG) 7/1/2017 6/30/2020 R41780


 Contact DBH

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