What Do We Advocate For?

The Canadian Psychiatric Association is the national voice of psychiatry in Canada.

No other organization represents the range and complexity of issues in psychiatry and engages decision-makers and the public on a regular basis. The CPA does this by advocating for improved mental health public policy, collaborating on public education efforts, as well as partnering and providing leadership on professional matters that affect psychiatric practice, training and research.

Some of the key issues the CPA continues to focus its advocacy efforts on are: