What is VMAP?

The Virginia Mental Health Access Program (VMAP) is a statewide initiative that helps health care providers take better care of children and adolescents with mental health conditions through provider education and increasing access to child psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and care navigators.

What VMAP Does

VMAP ensures that more children have access to providers who are better able to screen, diagnose, manage and treat mental health.

Equipping the Workforce

VMAP provides resources for PCPs who treat children and adolescents, including:

  • Pediatricians
  • Family medicine physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • PAs

Training and Education

VMAP offers year-round training and education on pediatric mental health through the following programs:

Regional Consultation

The VMAP Line allows Virginia PCPs to:

  • Consult with child and adolescent psychiatrists
  • Consult with licensed mental and behavioral health professionals
  • Receive care navigation services to support with resources and referrals