Psychiatry Access Network | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Free Mental Health Consult Hotline for Clinicians

These psychiatry access networks are a statewide initiatives, funded by the Texas legislature, to address the mental health needs of Texas children and adolescents and pregnant and postpartum women through the Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) and Perinatal Psychiatry Access Network (PeriPAN).

Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN)
Primary care providers statewide can access the Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) for assistance with behavioral health care for their child and adolescent patients. Learn more about CPAN here.

Perinatal Psychiatry Access Network (PeriPAN)
Reproductive care providers statewide can access the Perinatal Psychiatry Access Network (PeriPAN) for assistance with perinatal mental health care for their patients.  Learn more about PeriPAN here.

A psychiatry access network can enhance a provider’s capacity to provide the mental health standard of care your patients need. There is no cost to you or your patients for this evidence-based, clinician-to-clinician program. We offer real-time access to a multidisciplinary network of mental health experts—including child and reproductive psychiatrists—for peer-to-peer consults by phone, direct telehealth assessments of patients when indicated, vetted and personalized referrals and resources, and behavioral health CMEs. 

Education and Outreach Services 
CPAN and PeriPAN offer free educational opportunities to pediatric and maternal health clinicians in Texas through timely virtual CME events and Project ECHO® series. These are designed to expand your knowledge on important child and perinatal mental health topics and connect you with other clinicians in your region as you learn. See upcoming events here.


  • Free consultation and training opportunities for frontline clinicians
  • Peer-to-peer psychiatric consultations with licensed mental health profession and child or reproductive psychiatrist
  • Direct telehealth assessments of your patient when indicated
  • Facilitated referrals to reliable mental health providers in your community

How to Enroll


Call 1-888-901-2726 dial 4, then 1
Text 806-599-5581
Email or


Contact your primary care provider and ask if they are enrolled.

Have a Question?

  • Call 1-888-901-2726. Select 4 for the west regions, then 1 to reach TTUHSC’s free service. 
  • Call during office hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when you need assistance with a patient: psychiatric consultation, behavioral management plan or resource/referral assistance.
  • A psychiatry access network team member will speak with you within 5 minutes of your call to assign a team member to your question

For more information, visit


Psychiatry Access Network West Region


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