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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."

Mental Health Services for Adults
General services are listed below. Contact information for services is available by location. 

Chico Services 
Gridley Services 
Oroville Services 
Paradise Services

Mental Health Outpatient Centers

Age Range: Ages 18 and over

Adult Outpatient Centers provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment to individuals requiring mental health or dual diagnosis treatment. The outpatient treatment team consists of trained professionals including psychiatrists, licensed therapists, psychiatric technicians, counselors, and support staff. Focus areas include mental health and substance abuse assessment, psychiatric assessment and evaluation for medication, medication monitoring, limited individual counseling, group counseling, bilingual counseling services, interpreter services, benefits services, and community services referral.

Wellness and Recovery Centers

Age Range: Ages 18 and over

The Wellness and Recovery Centers (WRC) are consumer driven and emphasize recovery oriented activities including peer support, socialization opportunities, life skill groups, reintegration into the community, employment services, and medication support. These centers are open to all community members. There is an on-site clinician to help consumers run their own groups and provide limited mental health support. The Nurse Practitioner supports consumers medication needs as they prepare to integrate back into the community. In coordination with North Valley Catholic Social Services there is a warm line, staffed by trained consumers to provide non-crisis assistance to consumers needing support after hours.

Iversen Wellness and Recovery Center
492 Rio Lindo Avenue, Chico, CA 95926
530.879.3311
Hours: Monday to Friday, 11:00am to 4:30pm | For more information click here.

Oroville Wellness & Recovery Center
2243 Del Oro Avenue, Oroville, CA 95965
530.538.2574
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm

California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

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.

For more information click here.

Treatment Court Services
560 Cohasset Road, Suite 165, Chico, CA 95926
530.879.3950

2430 Bird Street, Oroville, CA 95965
530.538.7277

Support, Employment, Assistance, Recovery, Community, & Housing

Age Range: Ages 18 and over

Support, Employment, Assistance, Recovery, Community & Housing (SEARCH) is a full service partnership program, funded through the Mental Health Services Act, which provides intensive services to those 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.

Chico Adult Services
560 Cohasset Avenue, Chico, CA 95926
530.891.2784

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

     

   

 Support Lines

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

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

Crisis Text Line
Text LISTEN to ‘741741’

Veterans Crisis Line
800.273.8255 (press 1)  

Friendship Line (older adults)
800.971.0016

Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ+)
866.488.7386

North Valley Talk Line
11:30am 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

 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.