Thank you for enrolling in the Missouri Child Psychiatry Access Project (MO-CPAP)! We are happy to have you as a participant. We hope that the information in this guide is helpful to you as a primary care provider. 

MO-CPAP psychiatrists are available for consultation services from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays. To reach us, call our toll-free hotline number:


Your call will be answered by master’s-level behavioral health specialists in the Behavioral Health Response call center. BHR staff will ask you a few brief questions to provide you with the best service and will then contact the MO-CPAP psychiatrist on call. 

You may request a call back within 30 minutes of your call time, or consults can be scheduled for a specific date and time, pending psychiatrist availability. 

What Services Does MO-CPAP Offer?

As an enrolled provider, you have access to the following MO-CPAP services:

  • Telephone consultation: MO-CPAP child and adolescent psychiatrists are available for a variety of behavioral health questions, including screening and diagnosis, medication management, and treatment planning. Please call the MO-CPAP phone line and ask the triage specialist to be connected to a psychiatrist within 30 minutes of your call, or schedule at another time. MO-CPAP cannot provide emergency or crisis response care to patients or offer appointments with child and adolescent psychiatrists.
  • Linkage and referral assistance: You may also call MO-CPAP to connect patients to community-based services in their area. Families may be referred directly to BHR for follow-up services. Services are available through the MO-CPAP phone line, and are provided by Behavioral Health Response (BHR) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Resources and ongoing education: As an enrolled provider, you have access to a variety of resources, including:
    • Best practice clinical guidelines, including diagnostics and pharmacological interventions;
    • Evidence-based screening tools and behavioral intervention options;
    • MO-CPAP developed webinars on a variety of behavioral health topics, with CME credits available upon completion.
  • Quarterly MO-CPAP newsletters: you will receive information regarding behavioral health training opportunities, updates to best practice clinical guidelines, clinical alerts, and the latest data on the MO-CPAP pilot.


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What if I Have Questions?

Please contact MO-CPAP staff with any questions or concerns! You can reach us via e-mail at

We look forward to working with you!

MO-CPAP is offered through the MU School of Medicine as a collaborative partnership among Behavioral Health Network (BHN), Assessment Resource Center (ARC), Behavioral Health Response (BHR), WU PAARC, and NAMI-St. Louis, funded by Missouri Foundation for Health.