Georgia Mental Health Access in Pediatrics (GMAP) integrates behavioral health into primary care practice. GMAP supports pediatric primary care providers ability to assess, treat, and refer Georgia youth with behavioral health needs.
Participating GMAP providers gain access to:
- Provider Education through Project ECHO, an interactive telementoring learning approach between behavioral health specialists and pediatric providers,
- Teleconsultation guidance on cases through the telephone advice line, and
- Care coordination services for families they serve, through a directory of behavioral health providers by Georgia county.
This HRSA grant allows the Office of Children, Young Adults and Families at DBHDD to partner with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (in collaboration with Augusta University, Medical College of Georgia and Children’s Hospital of Georgia), and the Center of Excellence at Georgia State University to pilot this program in DBHDD regions 3, 4, and 5. Georgia joins the national network of pediatric mental health care access programs. The Interagency Director’s Team serves as GMAP’s advisory board.
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*GMAP is for primary care providers in Georgia, serving children and youth ages 0 to 21.