Mental Health and Addictions Services
This list includes services and programs offered by Nova Scotia Health and community partners. If you are unsure of which option is right for you, call our Intake Service at 1-855-922-1122 (toll-free) and a clinician will help determine what services and supports best meet your needs.
For more information about community services and supports, use the Hope For Mental Health's Find a Resource Provider tool or call or visit 211.
Click here if you are unsure which NSHA Zone you or someone you care about lives in.
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...
Adult Addictions Day Treatment Program
The Addictions Day Treatment Program is a two-week group program for individuals that require a more intensive and daily treatment option.
Individuals may benefit from this type of program if they recently left an inpatient treatment program (i.e...
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...
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...
Atlantic Mentorship Network - Pain & Addiction
The Atlantic Mentorship Network - Pain & Addiction (AMN-P&A) is designed to provide an ongoing clinical resource for health care professionals in developing core knowledge, skills, and confidence to deliver high-quality, compassionate care in the...
As of March 2020, the Beacon Program was paused due to COVID-19. We are currently reviewing the program before it reopens to make program improvements. We will provide an update on the program in the coming months.
Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment Program (BPDTP)
The Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment Program (BPDTP) provides long-term (6 months or more), specialized treatment for adults with severe Borderline Personality...
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...
Child and Adolescent Services
Child and Adolescent Services/Child Youth and Family/Child and Adolescent Outpatient Clinical Services provide mental health and addiction services to children and youth...