affiliate memberships


Individuals or businesses not eligible for Benchmarks’ full membership but are involved in an allied profession or have interest in or support the behavioral health, intellectual/developmental disability, substance use, child welfare or other related professions are eligible for Affiliate membership.

Benefits Include:

  • Joining a unified voice to continually seek improvement for child welfare, mental health, substance use, intellectual & developmental disability healthcare for the children, adults, and families in North Carolina;
  • Receiving regular legislative, policy, state and national updates;
  • Ability to interface with DHHS leadership and quality providers at regular web-based meetings;
  • Training opportunities at discounted rates to develop and improve the knowledge and skills of executives and staff;
  • Free display opportunities at highly attended Public/Private Behavioral Health Forum open to members and non-members;
  • Discounts to public meetings, conference, and working committees;
  • Marketing and recognition opportunities on our website, listserv of over 8,000, and through membership announcements;

The Affiliate Membership fee is $7,500 annually.  To apply click here for the pdf.