COVID-19 and Access to Mental Health Tools and Information
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COVID-19 Update: Nova Scotia Health’s Mental Health and Addictions Program (MHAP) will continue to monitor the COVID-19 activity in the community and provide guidance on how best to keep our staff, physicians and patients safe as restrictions have lifted within community.
For information from Nova Scotia Health about COVID-19, including news, resources and visitor restrictions, visit http://www.nshealth.ca/coronavirus
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We’re here to help. COVID-19 and the recent tragedies in Nova Scotia have been hard on our communities.
Nova Scotia Health’s Mental Health and Additions clinicians are available and can meet with you in person, over the phone or through virtual video visit software, which is safe and private. Free, anonymous self-help options are also available. Watch the video below to learn more.
Online mental health and addictions services
- Mindwell U: An online challenge that takes just five minutes a day, and can be accessed anywhere and on any device.
- Therapy Assistance Online (TAO): A private online resource available to Nova Scotians. It includes interactive activities and videos for people having challenges with their mental health.
- Togetherall: A safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing.
- Wellness Together Canada: Mental Health and Substance Use Support: Online resources, tools, apps and connections to trained volunteers and qualified mental health professionals when needed.
- Gambling Support Network: Online support for those experiencing gambling problems and/or harms.