Valley Regional Hospital, which opened in 1992, serves the people of Kings and Annapolis Counties. It provides specialty services as a referral centre for the Annapolis Valley and other areas of Western Nova Scotia.
Inpatient Mental Health Services
Inpatient mental health services are available for those who cannot be safely assessed, diagnosed and stabilized in the community.
Patients are typically admitted to the hospital following assessment by psychiatrists or emergency department physicians at a hospital emergency room or a community clinic.
Adult Community Mental Health and Addictions Services
Community Mental Health and Addictions includes a team of mental health and addictions professionals who provide services on an outpatient basis. The team provides assessment...
To access this service, please call the Intake Service at 1-855-922-1122.
You may also request a referral to our services from your doctor, other health care professionals or community agency familiar with your concerns.
Adolescent Outreach Services
Adolescent Outreach Services (AOS) is an expansion of the CaperBase model, which originated in Cape Breton. AOS focuses on providing:
- Brief and Early Intervention
- Community Partnerships
The AOS model is set up for youth...
Youth can self-refer by drop-in at the allocated schools where the Adolescent Outreach Services is offered. School Administration, teachers, guidance, support staff, caregivers, friends, and healthcare professionals can also refer youth to worker.
Outpatient clinic numbers are listed below. However, current clients of AOS can contact the assigned worker directly regarding appointments. For general Inquiries, an email can be sent to AOS@nshealth.ca