From staff report
The Charlottesville Free Clinic began offering telemental health services this week.
The initiative matches patients in need of mental health services with volunteers from pre-approved mental health providers. These mental health providers then work with the clinic to finalize the notes and documents.
The Charlottesville Free Clinic is still accepting new mental health patients who qualify, according to a statement. , be 18 years of age or older, and live in the Charlottesville area.
The new service is part of the Virginia Telemental Health Initiative, a pro bono program launched in 2022 that provides virtual mental health services to uninsured and underinsured Virginians. The Virginia Telemental Health Initiative serves his six free-to-attend charitable clinics throughout the Commonwealth.