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.

Behavioral Health

If you are experiencing a behavioral health crisis situation, please call 800.334.6622 or 530.891.2810. If you are in a life threatening emergency situation, dial 9-1-1

Get Started

How to Get Started with non-crisis services for you and your family.  See a full explanation of How to Get Started.

Step 1

Call our office at 530.891.2810. During the phone conversation, we will ask you whether your needs are urgent and what type of help you are looking for. 

Step 2

Once we have determined how we can best serve you, we will schedule a follow-up appointment to better understand your specific needs.

Step 3

At your follow-up appointment, we will connect you or your family member to the types of services that you and your counselor agree will help most. 

Services & Programs

Crisis Services

Age Range: All ages

View a full list of Crisis Phone Lines and Crisis Services.

Youth Services

Age Range: Ages 0 to 17

View a full list of Youth Services.
View a full list of Adult Services by location: Chico, Gridley, Oroville, Paradise.

  • Prevention Services
  • Outpatient Counseling and Medication Support.  Find a Youth Outpatient Center near you.
  • Wraparound Services
  • Dual Diagnosis Counseling
  • Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS)
  • School-based CounselingHousing and Employment Support for Transitional Youth
  • Homeless Services
  • Culturally Specific Outreach and Treatment

Adult Services

Age Range:  Ages 18 and over

View a full list of Adult Services.
View a full list of Adult Services by location: Chico, Gridley, Oroville, Paradise.

  • Outpatient Counseling and Medication Support. Find an Adult Outpatient Center near you.
  • Supported Employment
  • Wellness and Recovery Centers
  • Prevention and Outreach Treatment Programs
  • Culturally Specific Outreach and Treatment Programs
  • Dual Diagnosis Counseling

Adult Substance Use Services

Age Range: Ages 18 and over

View a full list o Adult Substance Use Services. 
View a full list of Adult Services by location: Chico, Oroville.

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Crisis Line

 Contact BHD

Behavioral Health

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

Friendship Line (older adults)
800.971.0016

Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ)
866.488.7386

4:30pm to 9:30pm / 7 days a week
North Valley Talk Line
855.582.5554

View all Crisis Lines
View all Locations

 Locations & Hours

Main Location
Chico, CA

Main Location
Oroville, CA

Excludes Holidays

View all locations (we may break this out by service type)

 News & Updates

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 Get Started

Call Behavioral Health 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.