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

By providing tools and training to PCPs treating children and adolescents including:

  • Pediatricians
  • Family medicine physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • PAs

Training and Education

For PCPs on pediatric mental health using training tools such as:

Regional Consultation

Access for Virginia PCPs to:

  • Consultations with child and adolescent psychiatrists
  • Consultation with licensed mental health professionals such as psychologists and/or social workers
  • Care navigation services to support with resource and referral needs