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Monitoring for Impaired Health Practitioners


The Department of Health Professions has a contract with Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Addiction Psychiatry, to provide confidential monitoring services for health practitioners who may be impaired by any physical or mental disability or who suffers from chemical dependency.

Available monitoring services include intake, referrals for assessment and/or treatment, monitoring, and alcohol and drug toxicology screens.

The Health Practitioners’ Monitoring Program requirements are:

  • Practitioner must hold a current, active license, certification, or registration issued by a health regulatory board in Virginia or a multi-state licensure privilege or,
  • An applicant for initial licensure, certification, and registration or for reinstatement is eligible for participation for up to one year from the date of receipt of their application.

For further information or referral, call HPMP toll-free at 1-866-206-4747 or visit Virginia HPMP’s webpage at https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/hpmp/default.htm