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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.

21 Program(s)

Mental Health and Addictions Day Hospital

The Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) 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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

More Information:

Adults

A referral from your doctor is required.

902-473-4298

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

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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.

More Information:

Adults

A referral from your doctor is required.

902-473-4298

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

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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

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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

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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...

More Information:

Seniors

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

902-473-7799

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

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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...

More Information:

Seniors

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

902-473-7799

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

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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


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

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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.

More Information:

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

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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.

More Information:

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

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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

A referral from a doctor is required.

902-473-2585

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

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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.

More Information:

Adults

A referral from a doctor is required.

902-473-2585

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

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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.

More Information:

Adults

A referral from a doctor is required.

902-473-2585

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

Directions

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.

More Information:

Adults

A referral from a doctor is required.

902-473-2585

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

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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...

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Seniors

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

902-473-7799

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

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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.

902-473-6334

5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS

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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

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