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Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building - QEII

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

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Please note that this facility may be closed for statutory holidays. Programs operating at this clinic may have differing hours, consult your program for more information.

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English, French

Abbie J. Lane (AJL) Memorial Building is one of several facilities providing a broad range of mental health and addictions services within Nova Scotia Health Authority. A fully accredited teaching facility affiliated with Dalhousie University, AJL is part of an overall structure integrating mental health and addictions programs and services across the province. The Abbie J. Lane Building is connected to the Veterans Memorial Building on the QEII site.

 

8 Program(s)

Mental Health Acute Day Hospital

The Mental Health Acute Day Hospital cares for people with intense mental health issues or concerns. We offer:

  • More closely monitored care than what is offered by community MHA clinics
  • Support after you are discharged from an inpatient psychiatric...
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Adults

To access the Day Hospital, you must be referred by a psychiatrist. Please ask your psychiatrist or you may reach out to a member of your health care team (also called your Circle of Care) for more information.


Your Circle of Care is made up of members of the health care team who are involved in your ongoing recovery. This includes doctors, psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and other health care providers.


Day Hospital staff will review your referral. If the Day Hospital will support your treatment and healing journey, members of your Circle of Care will give you an admission date and explain the process for admission.

902-473-1680

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

Directions
SUN:
9:00am - 2:00pm
MON:
9:00am - 2:00pm
TUE:
9:00am - 2:00pm
WED:
9:00am - 2:00pm
THU:
9:00am - 2:00pm
FRI:
9:00am - 2:00pm
SAT:
9:00am - 2:00pm

A referral from emergency room physician required.

902-473-7172

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

Directions
SUN:
Closed
MON:
8:30am - 4:30pm
TUE:
8:30am - 4:30pm
WED:
8:30am - 4:30pm
THU:
8:30am - 4:30pm
FRI:
8:30am - 4:30pm
SAT:
Closed

A referral from a Mental Health and Addictions psychiatrist/clinician, or a medical/surgical specialist is required.

902-473-7172

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

Directions
SUN:
Closed
MON:
8:30am - 4:30pm
TUE:
8:30am - 4:30pm
WED:
8:30am - 4:30pm
THU:
8:30am - 4:30pm
FRI:
8:30am - 4:30pm
SAT:
Closed

A referral from your doctor is required.

902-473-4298

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

Directions
SUN:
Closed
MON:
8:30am - 4:30pm
TUE:
8:30am - 4:30pm
WED:
8:30am - 4:30pm
THU:
8:30am - 4:30pm
FRI:
8:30am - 4:30pm
SAT:
Closed

Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Program

Seniors mental health services provide assessment, consultation and treatments to:

  • seniors aged 65 and older for a new onset of mental health challenges
  • individuals of any age...
Seniors

A referral from your doctor or another health care professional in required.

902-473-7799

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

Directions
SUN:
Closed
MON:
8:30am - 4:30pm
TUE:
8:30am - 4:30pm
WED:
8:30am - 4:30pm
THU:
8:30am - 4:30pm
FRI:
8:30am - 4:30pm
SAT:
Closed

Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program (NSEPP)

The Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program (NSEPP) is a specialized, community focused, mental health program for young people (and their families) between the ages of 12 to 35 who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis.

Adults / Youth

Individuals with that meet the following criteria may be referred:

  • Exhibiting symptoms of, or has been diagnosed with, a first episode of psychosis
  • Between the ages of 12 to 35
  • Has been treated for less than six months with an antipsychotic


Within the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM): Referrals can be made by anyone including: self-referrals, family members, friends, teachers, counsellors, family physicians and health care professionals. To make a referral, call 902-473-2976.

Outside of HRM A referral from your health care provider is needed. We provide clinical consultation for residents of the Maritime Provinces who live outside HRM.

902-473-2976

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

Directions
SUN:
Closed
MON:
8:30am - 4:30pm
TUE:
8:30am - 4:30pm
WED:
8:30am - 4:30pm
THU:
8:30am - 4:30pm
FRI:
8:30am - 4:30pm
SAT:
Closed

A referral from a doctor is required.

902-473-2585

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

Directions
SUN:
Closed
MON:
8:30am - 4:30pm
TUE:
8:30am - 4:30pm
WED:
8:30am - 4:30pm
THU:
8:30am - 4:30pm
FRI:
8:30am - 4:30pm
SAT:
Closed

Inpatient Mental Health Services

Inpatient mental health services are available for those who cannot be safely assessed, diagnosed and stabilized in the community. 

Adults / Seniors

Patients are typically admitted to the hospital following assessment by psychiatrists or emergency department physicians at a hospital emergency room or a community clinic.

902-473-6334

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

Directions
SUN:
Open All Hours
MON:
Open All Hours
TUE:
Open All Hours
WED:
Open All Hours
THU:
Open All Hours
FRI:
Open All Hours
SAT:
Open All Hours

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