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Mount Hope Building - Nova Scotia Hospital

300 Pleasant Street
Dartmouth, 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.

The Mount Hope building is located at the Nova Scotia Hospital site. It is home to a variety of mental health and addictions programs and services.
 

8 Program(s)

Transition Hall

Transition Hall is a recovery-oriented service designed to support individuals diagnosed with a mental illness, and experiencing significant functional challenges, who would...

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Adults

A referral from your current Mental Health and Addictions inpatient unit is required.

Geriatric Psychiatry Acute Inpatient Unit

The Geriatric Psychiatry Acute Inpatient Unit is for individuals over the age of 65 with a new onset of mental illness or for individuals of any age with dementia and complicated medical and/or psychological symptoms.

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Seniors

A referral from a clinician is required to access this program. For more information about referrals, please call 902-464-6054.

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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Adult Neurodevelopmental Stabilization Unit - Dual Diagnosis Program (Intellectual Disability in combination with Mental Illness)

The Adult Neurodevelopmental Stabilization Unit (ANSU) is an acute care unit that provides services for persons with intellectual disability and acute mental illness that...

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Adults

Admission to this service is limited to individuals assessed by the Community Outreach Assessment Support and Treatment (COAST) Team.

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is used when an individual does not respond to or cannot tolerate medication. It is used to treat:

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  • Major depression (including agitated...

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Adults

A referral from your doctor is required.

Community Outreach Assessment Support and Treatment Team (COAST) - Dual Diagnosis Program (Intellectual Disability in combination with Mental Illness)

The community outreach assessment support and treatment team provides services for persons with both intellectual disability and also mental illness. These services include:

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Adults

This program is offered to all Nova Scotians at the Mount Hope Building at the Nova Scotia Hospital in Dartmouth.

A referral from your doctor or psychiatrist is required.

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...

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Seniors

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

902-567-7730

1482 George Street
Sydney, 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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