Welcome to Behavioral Health
The mission of the Nevada County Behavioral Health Department is to provide high quality, culturally competent mental health and substance abuse treatment services to Nevada County residents.
(530) 265-1437 for Adult Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder services
(530) 470-2736 for Children’s Behavioral Health services
(530) 582-7814 for Truckee Behavioral Health services
If you need help right now, call (530) 265-5811 or toll free at 1-888-801-1437. You can also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text “HOME” to 741741.
Treat children who have a serious mental illness, who could be using drugs or alcohol, children involved with the Courts, Probation, Child Protective Services and who struggle to learn because of emotional difficulties. Find more information on Children's Services.
Provides treatment for adults who have serious mental illness. Assessment, outpatient counseling, medication services, case management and other mental health services are provided. Learn more about Adult Services.
Emergency & Urgent Care
Alcohol & Drug Services
Prevention, assessment and referral to substance abuse treatment services offered through community providers including residential and perinatal treatment. Find more information on Alcohol and Drug Services.
Learn more about Assisted Outpatient Treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to Behavioral Health's frequently asked questions.
The Quality of Services that Behavioral Health provides are monitored to ensure compliance with all requirements.
For questions or information regarding AB1299 referrals, please email the Behavioral Health Department.