NMCBBHP certifies the following credentials: Prevention, Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Clinical Supervisors, Peer Support Worker, Family Peer Support Worker, Wraparound Facilitator, or the Youth Peer Support Specialist certification.
Click to view the renewal requirements, process and forms. All credentials issued by the NM Credentialing Board for Behavioral Health Professionals expire 2 years from the date issued or renewed.
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Board of Directors
The New Mexico Credentialing Board is now accepting applications for interested Certified Professionals to join our Board of Directors.
Welcome to the NMCBBHP
The New Mexico Credentialing Board for Behavioral Health Professionals (NMCBBHP) is a proud community of Behavioral Health Professionals.
We are dedicated to the certification of Prevention Professionals, Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Clinical Supervisors, Peer Support Workers, Family Peer Support Workers, Youth Peer Support Specialists and Wrap Facilitators in the State of New Mexico. Collaborating with our partners and peers, we work to ensure the highest certification standards are met.
Dates & Events
Alcohol & Drug Counselor and Prevention Specialist Examinations
The first administration date for the updated ADC and PS examinations, is Wednesday, March 1, 2023
2023 Behavioral Health Star Awards
The 2023 Behavioral Health Star Awards Ceremony is happening on Tuesday, January 24th, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM!
For those who are unable to attend the Behavioral Health Star Awards Ceremony in person, the event will be live-streamed
Behavioral Health Day at the Legislature
January 25th, 2023
State Capitol Rotunda
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
By process of a meticulous certification and credentialing program, only those individuals committed to the highest ethical and professional accountability standards are credentialed. Our commitment is to prepare individuals to enter the workforce with certifications that meet or exceed the national standard.
As a member of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA), through NMCBBH Prevention Professionals and Alcohol and Drug Counselors can become internationally recognized. IC&RC offers NMCBBHP members internationally recognized reciprocal credentials and examinations for prevention, substance use treatment, and recovery professionals.