Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) Overview
The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) is part of the Department of Health and Human Services, under the Executive Branch of the State of Nevada. DPBH is comprised of the former Health Division and Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services. On July 1, 2013, the two divisions merged to form DPBH.
"It is the mission of the Division of Public and Behavioral Health to protect, promote and improve the physical and behavioral health of the people of Nevada"
The executive team that leads DPBH is comprised of the Administrator, Chief Medical Officer, Medical Epidemiologist, and State Epidemiologist.
DPBH is organized into four branches, each overseen by a Deputy Administrator. The four branches are: