Resources for Help

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

Shasta County Health & Human Services Agency Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Programs

  • Main Number: (530) 225-5200
  • Crisis/Access Line: (530) 225-5252 or toll free (888) 385-5201
  • Appointment Desk: (530) 225-5936
  • Medication Questions: (530) 245-6753


CARE Center

The CARE Center at 1401 Gold St. in Redding is open from 2 to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. weekends. They help people who are in crisis on a walk-in basis. 


Shasta County Wellness Centers

Shasta County has two consumer-run wellness centers: the Olberg Wellness Center in Redding, and Circle of Friends in Burney. Both centers are friendly, supportive places where people with mental health issues and/or their family members can participate in a wide variety of activities, both on-site and out in the community, that promote wellness and recovery.

Sunrise Mountain Wellness Center

(530) 440-4097, or email
1300 Hilltop Drive, Suite 200 (at the back of the Bank of America building)
Operated by Kings View Behavioral Health Systems:
Center Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Circle of Friends     facebook

36987 Highway 299E
Burney, CA 96013
(530) 335-4222

Center Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Check out the video from the 10-year anniversary celebration!

Shasta County MHSA Links

Triple P

“Triple P” stands for Positive Parenting Program. Triple P builds on your understanding of how your family works so you can use the things you already think, feel, say and do in new ways. Get parenting tips, support from real life stories and connect with local resources.

Stand Against Stigma

Stand Against Stigma is a community-based movement to promote mental wellness, and end the stigma surrounding mental illness, substance use disorders and suicide. Visit this site to learn how you can help.  This is also the home of the Brave Faces Photo Project.

Get Better Together

The Get Better Together campaign aims to connect 16-25 year olds with peers who are dealing with heavy issues, providing education  about the normalcy of a struggle with mental illness.The Get Better Together website is designed to be very interactive and promotes help seeking from friends, family, and professionals.


Shasta Suicide Prevention

Help your community decrease suicide deaths and attempts through collaboration, advocacy, education, training and evaluation.  Find information about upcoming events, Workgroup efforts and resources. Find us on Facebook.

Shasta Strengthening Families

Shasta Strengthening Families Collaborative aspires to make Shasta County the best place to raise a family. Its mission is to strengthen families and reduce adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) by increasing protective factors, coordinating service systems and engaging the community.

Statewide MHSA Links

MHSA Announcements


Please join us for our community meetings to help plan the future of MHSA services. The next meeting will be Friday, March 24, at10 a.m. at the Shasta County Boggs Building. 2420 Breslauer...

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The Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (MHADAB) is recruiting for new members. The MHADAB provides oversight of the local mental health system and alcohol and drug programs, and is...

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The Mobile Crisis Outreach Team provides on-the-spot urgent mental health services to people suffering severe mental illness. For general information about services,...

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