Montana Professional Assistance Program (MPAP) has the stated purpose of addressing the problems of the distressed healthcare professional whose ability to practice is diminished due to chemical dependency or substance abuse, psychiatric illness, disruptive behavior, sexual misconduct or problems associated with the process of aging. MPAP is a nonprofit corporation located in Billings, Montana and is under contracts to the Board of Medical Examiners, Nursing, Pharmacy and Dentistry. Funding comes from a special assessment on medical, nursing, dental and pharmacy license fees.