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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.

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.

10 Program(s)

Medically Unexplained Symptoms

The Medically Unexplained Symptoms Clinic provides specialty consultation and psychotherapy services for people presenting with medically unexplained physical symptoms...

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Adults

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

Centre for Emotions and Health

The Centre for Emotions and Health Clinic provides specialty consultation and psychotherapy services for people not responding to treatment in other parts of the medical and...

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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

Sleep Disorders Clinic

The sleep disorders clinic is for individuals who are referred by their family physician due to sleep disorders. It is made up of a team of doctors and technologists that specialize in sleep technology.

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Adults

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...

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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.

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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


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

Mood Disorders Clinic

The mood disorders clinic provides consultations for individuals with severe mood disorders such as possible bipolar disorder. This is a specialized service that provides diagnosis and treatment of severe mood disorders.

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Adults

This program is offered to all Nova Scotians at the Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building in Halifax.

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

Mental Health Day Treatment Program

The Mental Health Day Treatment Program is a full-time, six week intensive group psychotherapy program. The program is for individuals with mental illness who also have long...

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Adults

A referral from a mental health clinician within Nova Scotia Health Authority or a psychiatrist is required.

902-473-2500

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

Directions
SUN:
Closed
MON:
8:30am - 4:30pm
TUE:
8:30am - 7:30pm
WED:
8:30am - 4:30pm
THU:
8:30am - 4:30pm
FRI:
8:30am - 4:30pm
SAT:
Closed

Seniors Mental Health Services

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...

More Information:

Seniors

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

1-855-273-7110

5 Chipman Drive
Kentville, 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. 

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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.

902-895-5554 ext. 42209

600 Abenaki Road
Truro, 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

Eating Disorder Program

The Eating Disorders Program helps people overcome anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorders. The clinic offers a variety of treatment options through...

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Eating Disorders
Adults / Youth

A referral from a physician or psychiatrist is required.

902-473-6288

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

Directions
SUN:
Closed
MON:
8:00am - 4:00pm
TUE:
8:00am - 4:00pm
WED:
8:00am - 4:00pm
THU:
8:00am - 4:00pm
FRI:
8:00am - 4:00pm
SAT:
Closed

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