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

Empowerment: Strengthening local public behavioral health and I/DD systems that serve individuals and their communities.
Community: Providing national opportunities for education, collaboration and standardization focused on local and state public behavioral health and I/DD systems.
Advocacy: Providing a unified voice to advance county-based public behavioral health and I/DD systems.