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This service is not administered by Nova Scotia Health Authority. Service Information may be incorrect and/or out of date. Confirm details with the service provider.

Strongest Families Institute (SFI) offers evidence-based, bilingual mental health services for children/youth and their families, when and where they need it.

SFI’s scientifically proven distance-delivered services improve mental health and well-being by leveraging the advantages of best science, highly skilled telephone coaches, and innovative technology (IRIS).                                                       

SFI offers 4 programs to Nova Scotia children, youth, and parents:

  • Parents Empowering Kids -- Behaviour Difficulties Program (3-12 years old)
  • Chase Worries Away -- Anxiety Program (6-11 years old)
  • Defeat Anxiety -- Anxiety Program (12-17 years old)
  • Dry Nights Ahead -- Nighttime Bedwetting (5-12 years old)

Accessing this Service

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By referral only. To access this service, please call the Intake Service at 1-855-922-1122. For more information about the services, visit https://strongestfamilies.com/.


Offered by telephone and online only.

By referral only. To access this service, please call the Intake Service at 1-855-922-1122 for a referral. For more information about the services, visit https://strongestfamilies.com/.


Offered by telephone and online only.

By referral only. To access this service, please call the Intake Service at 1-855-922-1122 for a referral. For more information about the services, visit https://strongestfamilies.com/.


Offered by telephone and online only.

By referral only. To access this service, please call the Intake Service at 1-855-922-1122 for a referral. For more information about the services, visit https://strongestfamilies.com/.


Offered by telephone and online only.

By referral only. To access this service, please call the Intake Service at 1-855-922-1122 for a referral. For more information about the services, visit https://strongestfamilies.com/.


Offered by telephone and online only.

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