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Butte County Behavioral Health Resources

Butte County Behavioral Health Resources

If you are in a life-threatening emergency situation, dial 9-1-1.
Mental Health Crisis
800.334.6622 or 530.891.2810
Crisis Text Line
Text LISTEN to ‘741741’
Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ+)
North Valley Talk Line
11:30am to 9:30pm / 7 days a week

Mental Health & Wellness

Guided Forest Experiences for wellbeing

Guided Forest Experiences for wellbeing

July 24, 25, 27, 30 & 31
August 1, 4, 7, 8, 13, & 14
9:00 - 11:30 AM
CSU, Chico Ecological Reserves (more details upon registration)
Contact Jon at to register for this free program
This program is designed to support health and wellness through guided immersions in natural environments to promote the well-being of both people and the land. Inspired by Shinrin-yoku, the Japanese practice of "Forest Bathing," is has been proven to enhance health, wellness, and happiness. 
Proven effects include: blood pressure reduction, improvement of autonomic and immune functions, alleviating depression, and improving mental health. 
Guides are trained by the Association for Nature and Forest Therapy.
Training funded by the North Valley Community Foundation and Butte Strong Fund. 
Mental Health Matters - Hope For Change

Mental Health Matters - Hope For Change

We all experience different levels of mental health as we go through life, and mental health problems can be very common. In fact, 50% of us will experience a mental health challenge in our lifetime.
Good mental health enables people to realize their potential, cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively, and have happy relationships with others.
Check out the Mental Health 101 Guide or visit the Each Mind Matters Resource Center for more information and resources. 
Online Resources

Online Resources

  • CalHOPE Line - CalHOPE Connect offers safe, secure, and culturally sensitive emotional support for all Californians who may need support. 
  • Wellness Together - Tools to support students in challenging times. 
  • Supporting Resilience in Schools - Provides information and resources for educators, parents, and communities working with those who have experienced trauma. 
Get outside

Get outside

Getting outside can help improve your mental health. Have you gotten your #HikeButteCA pass? Interested in checking out the many hikes in our own backyard? Want to challenge yourself? Go to the Explore Butte County website and register for your #HikeButteCA pass to participate in the hike challenge and maybe even win some fun swag!
Check out the U.S. National Park Service for other options on getting outside and experiencing nature. They even have virtual options that can help you experience places you might not be able to physically get to.