Behavioral Health Department

Our Mission

CTHP’s Behavioral Health Department aims to provide culturally relevant and confidential assessment and screening,

counseling, treatment, referrals, as well as support groups for the health and wellbeing of our patients. 


Who We Serve

Children, youth, adults and seniors, Elders, families, men and women. 

Services and Support

Substance abuse counseling.

Counseling services for children, adolescents, adults and elders, as well as family counseling and therapy.

Assessments, referrals, clinical screening and assessment, substance abuse counseling, support group counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, chronic pain management through stress reduction, hypnotherapy, stress management through self relaxation techniques and meditation.

Group support: Red Road to Wellness


CTHP Outpatient Treatment Program

Traditional Healer Program


Melanie Ulvila, LCSW, Behavioral Health Director.

Christine Friedrich, LCSW.

Debbie Swayze, CATC I, Substance Abuse Counselor

Providers' bios here.




happy jumpers


Patient Care Hours:  Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 12:00; 1:00 to 5:00 pm.



To make an appointment, call 707-467-5645.

To cancel or reschedule an appointment, please call at least 24 hours in advance where possible.

This allows us to find another appointment time for you and accommodate other patients.


Registration, Coverage and Payment for Services

Contact PRC (Purchased and Referred Care) at 707-467-4641 to register as a new patient, or for information about eligibility and coverage.

Contact the Billing department at 707-467-5637 for information about payment.


Transportation Services. Transportation is available for eligible patients in need upon referral by your provider. See Transportation Services for more information.


Patient information is available on this site:  Patient Information page.




Mental Health Crisis Information

Access Line: 1-800-555-5906.

24/7 Access support for anyone, anytime, to get information or learn how to connect with Mental Health Services.

Crisis Center: 1-855-838-0404 for a mental health emergency (a danger to self or others).

Medical Emergency Information

Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital:  707-459-6801

Mendocino Coast District Hospital:  707-961-1234



imagesCAG3NGE7Support Groups

CTHP Groups

Red Road to Wellness

Days:  Mondays

Time: 6:00 pm

Location:  Indian Senior Center / 425 N. State St. Ukiah, CA

Contact 707-467-5645 for more information.

Community Groups

Red Road Community Calendar 2017 for local Red Road group meetings in Mendocino County.

Hopland Band of Pomo Indians

Walking the Good Red Road

Mondays at 4:00 pm

Healthy Living Center

3000 Shanel Rd.Hopland, CA   95449

Contact Paul Marguia at 707-472-2100 x 1200 for information.

Pinoleville Pomo Nation Red Road

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

Location: 776 S. State St. / Ukiah, CA

Contact:  Roze Ford at 707-467-7801 for more information.

Redwood Valley Rancheria Red Road

Thursday at 6:00 pm

Location: Tribal Office / 3250 Road I / Redwood Valley

Contact:  Martin Martinez at 707-485-0361 for more information.



Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Mendocino


American Indian/Alaska Native Suicide Prevention Resource Center



If you have any comments about this web page, or if you wish to share your community service or event, email your information and flyer to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

updated 05/22/17