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."

 Governing Agreements
Program Start End Contract#
DHCS Mental Health Plan 7/1/2017 6/30/2022 NF0373
DHCS Performance Agreement 7/1/2018 6/30/2021 NF0466
DHCS Substance Use Disorder Services - Drug Medi-Cal 7/1/2017 6/30/2020 R41772
DHCS Substance Use Disorder Services - Drug Medi-Cal Amendment 1
DHCS Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG) 7/1/2017 6/30/2020 R41780
DHCS Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG) Amendment 1

FY2020-2021 DHCS Cost Report Template

FY2020-2021 DHCS Cost Report Instruction Manual



 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
4:30 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

 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.