COMMUNITY INFORMATION

 

CRISIS Support 

 

9-8-8 Suicide Crisis Helpline

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call or text 9-8-8. Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

CAMH

A wide range of clinical services for mental health and substance use

http://www.camh.ca/

Telephone: 1-800-463-2338

 

Wellness Together Canada

Mental health and substance use support and resources

https://www.wellnesstogether.ca/en-ca/

Adults: Text WELLNESS to 741741

Frontline Workers: Text FRONTLINE to 741741

 

Kids Help Phone

Available to young Canadians ages 5-29 who are seeking 24-hour confidential and anonymous care with professional counsellors.

https://kidshelpphone.ca/

Telephone: 1-800-668-6868

Text: CONNECT to 626262

Online Chat: https://kidshelpphone.ca/live-chat

 

Hope for Wellness Help Line

Counselling and crisis intervention for all Indigenous peoples across Canada

https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1576089519527/1576089566478

Telephone: 1-855-242-3310

Online chat: https://hopeforwellness.ca

 

Trans LifeLine

A trans-led organization connecting trans people to the community, support and resources

https://translifeline.org/

Telephone: 1-877-330-6366

 

 

Mental Health Support

 

Strongest Families Institute

Provides services to children and families seeking help for mental health and other issues impacting health and well-being

https://strongestfamilies.com/

Telephone: 1-866-470-7111

 

Canadian Mental Health Association (National)

Provides advocacy, programs and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses and support recovery and resilience

https://cmha.ca/

Telephone: 1-833-456-4566

 

211

https://ns.211.ca/ Nova Scotia is a free, confidential helpline and web service, that connects you to community and social services in Nova Scotia, in over 140 languages.

 

Family Violence

 

Domestic Violence Resource Centre 

The Domestic Violence Resource Centre will help you recognize the signs of domestic violence, find services and supports, learn ways to help someone experiencing domestic violence, learn about safety planning. 

https://women.novascotia.ca/domestic-violence-resource-centre

 

Government of Canada

Links for family violence resources and services in your area

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/health-promotion/stop-family-violence/services.html

 

ADHD Resources 

 

      Beyond ADHD Online ADHD assessments for children and adults.

                                          

Adult ADHD Centre The Adult ADHD Centre provides comprehensive virtual assessments across Canada for $300.00. Over 12,000 adult patients have been assessed and treated at the Centre, making it one of the preeminent Adult ADHD Centres in Canada.

 

 

 

 

Autism Resources

 

Autism Nova Scotia 

Phone: 1-807-544-4495 or Email info@autismns.ca

https://www.autismnovascotia.ca/

A community-based organization that builds understanding, acceptance, and inclusion for Autistics/individuals on the autism spectrum and their families through leadership, advocacy, education, training, and programming across the lifespan.

Sexual Health Resources

 

The Pelvic Health Clinic When working with one of our sex therapists, you might be referred to a pelvic floor physiotherapist who can help with pain and other sexual challenges. 

 

 

 

Pride Health

P rideHealth works to improve access to safe, coordinated, comprehensive primary health care for people who are part of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

https://mha.nshealth.ca/en/services/pridehealth


The Youth Project

The Youth Project is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing support and services to youth, 25 and under, around issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.  They provide a variety of programs and services including support groups, referrals, supportive counselling, a resource library, educational workshops, social activities.

https://youthproject.ns.ca/

 

Sexual Health Centres in Nova Scotia

There are five SHNS member-centres throughout the province that provide sexual health information, education, support, referral, and supplies. https://shns.ca/member-centres/

Halifax Sexual Health Centre https://hshc.ca/

 

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