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Mission Statement

The Institute’s MISSION is to:

  • Enhance opportunities for Boise State behavioral health and addictions-related training in the community, state, and region, and streamline current Boise State programming in behavioral health, addictions, and substance abuse prevention and treatment,┬áincluding providing continuing education for counselors and other professionals as the training arm of the Department of Counselor Education.
  • Expand information dissemination to meet growing needs in the Treasure Valley, state, and region, and
  • Directly contribute to the University’s mission and provide new knowledge through research and program evaluation at Boise State and in the community.
  • Maintain and expand community and legislative relationships to monitor and inform sound policy regarding behavioral health in the Treasure Valley and larger state of Idaho.