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Our vision is that adults, children, and their families who live with mental illness and addiction receive the behavioral health care services they need when they need them. We believe if this vision is realized, then people in Idaho will have a better quality of life, reduced risk of involvement with the criminal justice system, and make our communities healthier, safer places to live.

IBHC Strategic Action Plan

The IBHC is pleased to post an approved Strategic Action Plan. If you would like to submit feedback about this Plan, please email your comments to

Behavioral Health Workforce Plan

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW) has published a revised version of the Behavioral Health Workforce Plan, in accordance with IBHC recommendation “Infrastructure #2.”  Public comments are always accepted by email at

Contact the IBHC

Upcoming Meetings

The IBHC Quarterly Meeting will take place on Friday, February 3, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MT virtually and in the Lincoln Room of the Idaho Supreme Court Building, located at 451 W State St, Boise, ID 83702. Agenda.

Implementation Template

The Implementation Template includes the up-to-date action items and prioritized work for the IBHC’s nine priority recommendations.

IBHC Location Map

View the IBHC location map which provides information about behavioral health system resources currently available in Idaho.

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