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Universal Wellness Resources

Our Universal Wellness page houses resources for mental and physical wellness for students and their families. Looking for resources previously housed on our emergency resources page? Please go to Butte County's Fire Recovery webpage for fire recovery information. 
Butte County Behavioral Health also offers additional resources and 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. Visit their website or view some of their resources below.
Free Webinars & RESOURCES for Parents

Free Webinars & RESOURCES for Parents


Parents are invited to join us as we uncover:

  • Understanding what is normal and what is a concern 
  • Common mental health challenges for youth
  • What to watch for and how to talk with children as a parent 
  • When to ask for help and where to go to find it
Register by choosing a date. 
If you have questions, contact Sheri Hanni.
This free webinar will provide resources and information about suicide prevention for parents, including warning signs for suicide, having a conversation with their child, and taking action if their child has suicidal thoughts.  The webinar is provided in partnership with the California Department of Education, the Directing Change Program, and Teen Line.  The webinar is offered in English, Spanish, and Hmong.  
In English:
December 17, 2020, from 12.30 p.m. to 1.30 p.m.  (In English)
Or join the California Department of Education Facebook Live Event
January 27, 2021, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  (In English)
Or join the California Department of Education Facebook Live Event
En Espanol:
December 21, 2020 from 5 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.  (En Español)
O únase al evento en vivo de Facebook del Departamento de Educación de California 
In Hmong:
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Depression and suicide are hiding in plain sight – affecting more and more young people. Get involved in creating real and hopeful conversations around mental health in your school community. Help teens speak openly and get the support they need.
Click here to find free and helpful depression awareness and suicide prevention programs and resources.
Be Well Butte County Educators

Be Well Butte County Educators

A Monthly Wellness Newsletter for Butte County's Educators. You can sign up to receive the newsletter directly by following any of the links below. 

December 2020

November 2020

October 2020



The Trauma Stewardship Institute December 15, 2020

The Trauma Stewardship Institute December 15, 2020

To access the video please use the passcode: b3Sd$^D2

Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky, the founder and director of The Trauma Stewardship Institute, covers strategies and tools for navigating trauma.

Suicide Prevention &  Mental Health Resources

Suicide Prevention &  Mental Health Resources

Butte County Office of Education and the greater community are working to serve those impacted by the fires and our current natural disasters. Help is only one phone call or text message away. Please reach out if you are struggling with thoughts of suicide or self-harm. 
National Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line: Text TALK to 741741 
BCOE Trauma Fire Recovery Team: 530-487-4418
Butte County Behavioral Health: 1-800-334-6622

Happiness Calendar January 2021

Daily tips for the month of January 2021 to protect your well-being at work, at home, and in the community. Download the PDF to the left.