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If it is an emergency, dial 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency department.
There are no physicians on staff at CPA.

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Are you already a member, or would you like to join? Our membership services team is available to help you.

Media Inquiries

The CPA welcomes media inquiries related to psychiatry. To arrange an interview or obtain information, please provide a brief outline of the topic, interview questions, and deadline to:

Rob Cornforth, Manager, Communications
communications @
613-234-2815, ext 237

Other Inquiries

Due to limited staff resources, CPA is unable to respond to individual requests for information regarding:

  • referrals to and complaints about psychiatrists
  • information about a specific illness or treatment option, including medication

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Canadian Psychiatric Association
141 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 701
Ottawa ON K1P 5J3
Phone: 613-234-2815
Member Services: 1 800 267-1555 ext 231

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