Members' Assistance Program (MAP)

CDSPI is pleased to sponsor the Members’ Assistance Program (MAP), providing access to a wide variety of resources to help you deal with life’s challenges — big or small.

MAP provides clinical counselling, professional guidance and wellness resources to help you at school, work and in your personal life.

This strictly confidential counselling and referral service is provided through LifeWorks, the largest Canadian-based Employee and Family Assistance provider in the country.

Who can access MAP?

Available to dentsits, 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.

Some of the ways MAP can help you

Work and school

  • Increase motivation
  • Improve work/life balance
  • Manage life/career changes


  • Strengthen relationships
  • Improve parenting skills
  • Develop effective communication


  • Nutrition and fitness
  • Stress management
  • Counselling for anxiety and depression


  • Locate childcare facilities
  • Guidance on personal matters (e.g. divorce, caring for aging family)
  • Legal and financial advice
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How to access MAP

MAP is geared to your lifestyle and comfort level — take advantage of the many ways MAP can assist you.

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

If you want to see what resources are available, visit to register and log in to access services.

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.