Georgia Mental Health Access in Pediatrics Program

What Is GMAP? 

The Georgia Mental Health Access Program (GMAP) 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 and adolescent psychiatrists.

What GMAP Does

GMAP  ensures that more children have access to providers who are better able to screen, diagnose, manage and treat mental health.  This includes year-round education opportunities and access to on-call child and adolescent psychiatrists.

GMAP Provider Education: Project ECHO

GMAP offers ongoing educational opportunities to help pediatricians & nurses better treat mental health in children and adolescents.

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Committee

The committee on Child & Adolescent Mental Health is actively recruiting members. The committee is composed of Pediatricians from all over the state of Georgia and Chaired by Evan Brockman, MD, MPH and Shreeti Kapoor, MD. 

 The committee goals are but not limited to:

  •  Identifying how we can strengthen the relationships between pediatricians and behavioral health service providers in the state.
  • Identifying mental health trainings needed.
  • How to improve including the pediatricians place in the state’s “system of care
  • Discussing mental health issues seen in the office and how pediatricians are identifying resources and or integrating mental/behavioral health in their practice.

The committee meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 12PM via Zoom.

Anyone interested in joining can contact the Chapter’s, Behavioral Health Coordinator, Hannah Smith at