Behavioral Health Department
As an integrated component of the County Health Care system, to promote resiliency, recovery, and hope for our clients and their families by providing accessible, culturally competent, age-appropriate, cost-effective, outcome driven, client and family-focused services.
Through collaboration between the Behavioral Health Department, clients, family members, community-based and other public/private partners, we envision a future when all persons with mental health and substance abuse challenges are able to access effective treatment and supports so that mental illness and addictive disorders may be prevented, detected early and recovery achieved.
Vision: All individuals with mental health and/or alcohol and drug issues are healthy and able to live full and productive lives.
Mission: Provide access to the highest quality mental health and alcohol and drug prevention, intervention and treatment services as an integrated part of the Ventura County Health Care system by working collaboratively with other agencies, consumers, families, provider and communities.
Individuals needing mental health services or those experiencing a mental health crisis, please call 24/7 at 866-998-2243.