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Now Accepting Applications
Substance Use Disorder Parent Seat

The Region 4 Behavioral Health Board is currently accepting applications for the Substance Use Disorder Parent seat. Qualified individuals must have a child with a substance use disorder and must be a resident of Ada, Boise, Elmore or Valley counties or are employed in one of the counties. Interested applicants can contact Alexis Pickering at
Application deadline is September 28, 2018. Thank you!

The Region IV Behavioral Health Board 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 22 stakeholders, advocates, and professionals across the continuum of care representing constituents in Ada, Boise, Elmore, and Valley Counties.

The business of the R4 BHB 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

resources meetings committees


Kim Keys, Board Co-Chair
Christina Smith, Board Co-Chair
Amy Korb, Board Vice Chair 
Rebecca Travis, Board Secretary 
Jennifer J. Burlage, Board Treasurer
Chris Christopher, Member-at-Large


Alexis Pickering, CDHD Policy Analyst | 208-327-8619
Jennifer J. Burlage, Program Manager, Region 4 | IDHW
Gina Westcott, SW HUB Administrative Director | IDHW


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R4BHB Appointments

FY2017 Gaps and Needs Report