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17322 Murphy Avenue
Irvine, CA 92614
Phone: 949-250-3157
Fax: 949-398-8120
Physician Locator Service: 949-250-3157

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Welcome to OCPS
Welcome to the Orange County Psychiatric Society, which represents over 260 area psychiatrists devoted to quality patient care. The organization works to improve public awareness of mental illness and increase financial support of psychiatric care. More on OCPS....  

What We Can Do For You: The Benefits of Membership
Members of OCPS are among the growing membership of 35,000 worldwide psychiatrists in the American Psychiatric Association (APA). The many benefits enjoyed by OCPS members include tireless advocacy for our patients and profession, access to the latest research and clinical studies, resources for practice management, opportunities for networking and professional development, resources for lifelong learning and Continuing Medical Education (CME), and discounts on several quality services. Read more about member benefits or contact OCPS to learn more about our organization, including events, activities, and joining our ranks.

Looking for a Hospital or Psychiatrist?
Find Orange County hospitals with psychiatric units or search for a psychiatrist using the OCPS Online Physician Directory.

Crisis Prevention Hotline
1-877-CRISIS or 1-877-724-4747
Toll-free, 24-hour, immediate, and confidential over-the-phone suicide prevention services to anyone, who is in crisis or experiencing suicidal thoughts. Operated by Los Angeles-based Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services.

Warmline Network Services
1-877-910-WARM or 1-877-910-9276
Primarily phone-based non-crisis, supportive services to anyone, who is struggling with mental health issues and looking for a respectful, caring, and understanding person. Operated by NAMI-OC.

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 about the Crisis Prevention Hotline, Warmline Network Services, and Survivor Support Services.

"Let's Talk"
Browse through our series of papers that addresses the wide range of current psychiatric issues. More...

Role of the Psychiatrist
Psychiatrists are uniquely qualified to assess the mental, emotional, and physical aspects of psychological difficulties. More...

OCPS Psychiatrists Unite Against Threat to Patient Safety
Through tireless advocacy and education OCPS and other medical organizations seek to preserve patient safety and fight the assignment of prescribing privileges to non-physicians in California and several other states.

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