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."

The Drop-In Center is a place for community members and clients to meet in a warm and supportive environment. Our purpose is to provide a place for self-improvement, peer-support, education, socialization, fun activities and community awareness about mental health, and alcohol and drug issues. 

The center has ongoing, no cost activities including:

  • Weekly groups
  • Finding support from others with similar life issues
  • Opportunities for becoming a working member
  • Socialization and recreation


18 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

530.538.6022 or 530.538.7705
Monday thru Thursday
8:30am to 2:30pm



 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
4:30pm to 9:30pm / 7 days a week

 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.