MAP Page

Members' Assistance Program

Life happens. Let us help.

What is MAP?

MAP is a free and confidential support service to help you and your immediate family deal with life’s challenges — big or small.

 

CDSPI is pleased to sponsor the Members’ Assistance Program (MAP) providing access to a wide variety of resources geared to your lifestyle and comfort level — take advantage of the many ways MAP can assist at no cost to you.

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How to access MAP

You, your staff and immediate family members have 24/7 access to immediate and confidential support in a way that is most suited to your preferences, comfort level and lifestyle.

By phone:

To speak with someone for more information, call the confidential MAP number at 1.844.578.4040 to get started.

Online:

Download the mobile app on Android or Apple or access by web at lifeworks.com.

To get started, follow the steps below:

1.

Visit (the abbreviation of your PDA).lifeworks.com

Example: Manitoba Dental Association = mda.lifeworks.com

2.

Username: the abbreviation of your provincial/territorial dental association in all caps.

Example username: MDA

3.

Password: CDSPI

Solutions for your work, health and life

Achieve wellbeing

  • Stress
  • Mental health concerns
  • Grief and loss
  • Crisis situations

Manage relationships and family

  • Communication
  • Separation/divorce
  • Parenting

Deal with workplace challenges

  • Stress
  • Performance
  • Work-life balance

Get legal advice

  • Family law
  • Separation/divorce
  • Custody

Online Extras

  • Fitness sessions
  • Assessments
  • Perks – discounts and exclusive offers

Tackle addictions

  • Alcohol
  • Drugs
  • Tobacco/nicotine
  • Gambling

Find child and elder care resourses

  • Child care
  • Schooling
  • Nursing/retirement homes

CDSPI and MAP provide resources to help you achieve and maintain a state of wellbeing - supporting the interrelated dimensions of physical, emotional, and financial wellness.

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Who can access MAP?

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A benefit of membership, MAP is available to dentists, dental office staff, dental students, and employees of the Canadian Dental Association and participating Provincial and Territorial Dental Associations. MAP also extends to the immediate family members of the above individuals.

You, your staff and immediate family members can access immediate and confidential support in a way that is most suited to your preferences, comfort level and lifestyle.

BCDA members can access additional assistance and support through the Dentist Wellness Program (DWP). Go to the BCDA Member Site or call 1.800.661.9199.

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