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The Region 4 Behavioral Health Board (R4BHB) is a governmental entity established by the Idaho legislature in 2014 to advise Idaho’s behavioral health authority, identify gaps, and promote improvements to the delivery of integrated services for behavioral health in Idaho.

The Board promotes and supports prevention, intervention, recovery and resiliency for individuals and families in need. It is composed of 23 stakeholders, advocates, and professionals across the continuum of care representing constituents in Ada, Boise, Elmore, and Valley Counties.

The business of the Region 4 Behavioral Health Board is primarily conducted through monthly meetings and the work of their committees.


We improve behavioral health by developing solutions with our communities.


An integrated health system accessible to everyone.


Respect – We value all perspectives.
Progressive – We move forward.
Integrity – We do the right thing.
Innovative – We are open to new ideas.
Transparent – We clearly show what we do and why we do it.

Accepting Applications

The Region 4 Behavioral Health Board is now accepting applications. We are looking for enthusiastic, engaged community members with a desire to help create local change and improve behavioral health in Ada, Boise, Elmore, and Valley Counties. Applicants must have experience in order to apply and represent these critical demographics on the Board.

The following seats are currently or soon to be vacant:

  • Parent of a Child with a Mental Health Disorder
  • Prevention Specialist
  • Substance Use Disorder Advocate
  • Substance Use Disorder Provider
  • Adult Corrections
  • Law Enforcement
  • County Commissioner

Find a PDF version of the member application here. Please contact us with questions.


Brenda Willson, Chair
Monica Forbes, Vice Chair
Christina Smith, Secretary
Amber Hagler, Treasurer
Jacob Wilson, Member-at-Large


Region 4 Appointments

FY2021 Gaps and Needs Report

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