About Us

The National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors (NACBHDD) is the premier national voice for county behavioral health and intellectual/developmental disability authorities in Washington, DC. Through our work in policy, advocacy, and education, NACBHDD elevates the voices of local leaders on the federal level in Congress and the Executive Branch. NACBHDD is incorporated as a non-profit 501(c)(3).

NACBHDD's Values

Vision Statement

Strong, sustainable local public behavioral health and I/DD systems that promote wellness in their communities.

Mission Statement

Strengthen the nation’s local public behavioral health and I/DD systems by providing a national forum for state and local collaboration, education, advocacy, and shared solutions that drive policy.

NACBHDD is an affiliate of the National Association of Counties (NACo).
National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) is an affiliate of NACBHDD.