The Division of Behavioral Health distributes several regular communications to subscribers. These communications provide information about mental health and substance use disorder topics that affect Idahoans who may be in need of help. The topics covered are intended to be relevant to a variety of audiences, including people who receive or are seeking behavioral health services, providers of mental health and substance use disorder treatment, community organizations, state and local government agencies and the general public.
The Behavioral Health newsletter is distributed on a quarterly basis, in January, April, July and October. It contains a variety of topics related to the treatment of mental illness and substance use disorders for both adults and youth, as well as information on prevention, policy, grants, events and more.
Past Behavioral Health Newsletters
Visit this page to view past newsletters from October 2013 through July 2020. Use the form to the right to sign up to receive future newsletters.
The COVID-19 Behavioral Health Newsletter is distributed on a monthly basis. It focuses on providing the latest updates on the COVID-19 public health emergency and its impacts on those who provide or are in need of behavioral health services. It also contains information about the latest programs and services available through the Division of Behavioral Health for people who have been impacted by COVID-19.
The Youth Empowerment Services (YES) newsletter is distributed monthly and focuses on updates in the development of the YES system of care for children's mental health in Idaho. Each issue contains information about children's mental health and YES, and may provide news and updates on information available on the dedicated YES website, YES.idaho.gov.
Past YES Newsletters
Visit this page to view past YES newsletters from October 2018 through September 2020. Use the form to the right to sign up to receive future newsletters.