Nova Scotia

Don’t give up. You are not alone.

On this page, we have listed several resources in this community which are there to care for you. This list is not exhaustive, but it can serve as a bridge to help. It was collected in honor of your story and the stories of people around you. We encourage you to remember your journey is unique—and that every step forward is worth it.

Local

Mental Health Crisis Line
(902) 429-8167
wearelistening@nshealth.ca
24/7 Crisis Line throughout the province with specialized mental health and addictions services.

National

Canadian Mental Health Crisis Line
(888) 353-2273

Crisis Society Mental Health Line
310-6789 (no area code needed)

24-Hour Crisis Line
(403) 266-HELP (toll free)

Mental Health Help Line
(877) 303-2642 (toll free)

911 AND ANY LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM ARE ALSO GREAT RESOURCES IN TIMES OF CRISIS.

Local Treatment Resources

To obtain more local mental health referrals in Nova Scotia, dial 211 or visit 211.org.

Roth Associates in Psychology
RothAssociates.ca
203-255 Lacewood Drive
Halifax, NS B3M 4G2
(902) 454-6166

Acuity Counselling and Therapy Services
AcuityTherapy.ca
3400 Dutch Village Rd, Suite 101
Halifax, NS, Canada B3N 0E7
(902) 406-3400

Insight
InsightMentalHealth.ca
1809 Barrington St, Suite B100
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K8
(902) 329-3034

Support Groups

There are support groups that exist for a variety of struggles in addition to these listed here.

Alcoholics Anonymous
AA.org
Area82AA.org

Narcotics Anonymous
NA.org
CentralNovaArea.ca

Al-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon.AlaTeen.org

Nar-Anon Family Groups
NarAnon.ca

Canadian Mental Health Association
CMHA.ca/
CMHA.ca

Offers support groups and resources for families and individuals struggling with mental health.

In The Rooms
InTheRooms.com
Free worldwide directory of anonymous 12-step meetings for those seeking help or in recovery, as well as friends and family of people in recovery