The Maltese Association of Psychiatry (MAP) is the largest non-profit association of psychiatrists in Malta, with members from both the public and private service. Its members include leading local experts in numerous psychiatric specialities, covering the interests of psychiatrists in academia, research and practice of psychiatry in Malta. The MAP was founded on the 31st of October 2013 after its first general meeting at the Malta Medical School.
The MAP strives to achieve its objectives:
- To unite and represent psychiatrists in Malta;
- To set standards and promote the highest quality of psychiatric care for individuals suffering from mental health problems;
- To promote the continuous professional development and the highest level of professional competence of psychiatrists in Malta;
- To promote collaboration with professional and patient associations on both national and international levels in order to further its objectives;
- To serve as a public voice in issues related to mental health.