The Ventura County Behavioral Health Department (VCBH) provides a system of coordinated services to meet the mental health and substance abuse treatment needs of Ventura County. The Department is committed to excellence through “best practices” and a consumer-driven and culturally competent approach to service delivery. The staff of the Ventura County Behavioral Health Department are dedicated to relieving suffering and enhancing recovery from mental illness, alcohol, and other drug problems. VCBH believes that real consumer and family member involvement is critical both to our commitment to excellence and for profound change in consumers lives, and is dedicated integrating consumers and family members throughout the Department’s organization and activities. The Behavioral Health Department Plan plays an important role as an integrated component of the Ventura County Health Care Agency System.
The Ventura County Behavioral Health Mission
To promote hope, resiliency and recovery for our clients and their families by providing the highest quality prevention, intervention, treatment, and support to persons with mental health and substance abuse issues.