For Membership Application materials please contact the IBHA office via email or phone 515-309-3315.

Membership is available to nonprofit licensed / accredited organizations that provide prevention and treatment services for mental health, substance use, and gambling disorders.

IBHA Membership Benefits

  • Contract lobbyists committed to representing industry interests at the state Capitol
  • Public Policy updates via Zoom and written report alternating weekly throughout Iowa session
  • Federal public policy and regulatory monitoring of issues impacting behavioral health via our membership in the National Council for Mental Wellbeing
  • Weekly e-newsletter filled with resources, news and industry updates is a member exclusive, must read
  • IBHA has representation in various State departments, committees, organizations, workgroups, etc.
  • Logo, name and hyperlink on the IBHA website
  • Listing on our Preferred Providers website page including on the IBHA Members Programs / Services / Locations document .
  • Monthly general membership meetings to learn, network and discuss industry issues
  • Participation in IBHA’s committees, subcommittees, focus groups and task forces
    • Co-Occurring Committee – joint discussion on Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder – including Prevention, Treatment, Gambling, Residential Services
    • Integrated Health Homes
    • CMHC
    • CCBHC
    • Public Policy

Unemployment programs and products: First Nonprofit Group

  • Contact: Cruz Mendez at (312) 239-8385 or
  • 20% discount on program enrollment fees reducing the cost from $11.25 per FTE to $9. One-time enrollment fee capped at $1125; IBHA members pay no more than $900. IBHA members entitled to special fee for unemployment insurance products.

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