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The Nova Scotia Operational Stress Injury Clinic (NSOSIC) belongs to a national network of OSI Clinics funded by Veterans Affairs Canada. The clinic provides mental health services to clients of Veterans Affairs Canada (Canadian Armed Forces/RCMP Veterans), the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Support is also available for families of clients of the OSI Clinic.  The clinic provides services to clients throughout Nova Scotia, with offices located in Dartmouth and Sydney. Telehealth (secure video conferencing) is available.

What is an OSI?

An operational stress injury (OSI) is any persistent psychological difficulty resulting from duties performed while serving in the Canadian Forces or as an RCMP member.

Common types of OSI include:

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Other conditions that may interfere with daily functioning

Our services

The NS OSI Clinic is a specialized outpatient program. A team of clinicians with expertise in assessing and treating OSIs helps clients improve their quality of life. The NS OSI Clinic team consists of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Primary Care Clinicians.

The clinic tailors treatment to meet each client’s specific needs.

The NS OSI Clinic offers:

  • Comprehensive assessment of OSIs
  • Evidence-based treatments including specialized individual therapy, group therapy, couples’ therapy and pharmacotherapy (medication)
  • Family support and education


Please note: Office is located in Dartmouth but Telehealth (video conferencing) is available.

Accès à ce programme

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Referrals are only accepted from Veterns Affairs Canada (VAC), Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

Veterans and their families can contact VAC at 1-866-522-2122 (English) or 1-866-522-2022 (French).

CAF members can contact CAF health services.

RCMP members can contact RCMP health services.
 

1-844-403-7963

100 Eileen Stubbs Avenue, Suite 210
Dartmouth, NS

Directions

Referrals are only accepted from Veterns Affairs Canada (VAC), Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

Veterans and their families can contact VAC at 1-866-522-2122 (English) or 1-866-522-2022 (French).

CAF members can contact CAF health services.

RCMP members can contact RCMP health services.


Please note: residents of Eastern Zone may be referred to the Sydney location following their assessment with the main location in Dartmouth.

1-844-403-7963

100 Eileen Stubbs Avenue, Suite 210
Dartmouth, NS

Directions
902-574-2167

3 Detheridge Drive
Sydney, NS

Directions

Referrals are only accepted from Veterns Affairs Canada (VAC), Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

Veterans and their families can contact VAC at 1-866-522-2122 (English) or 1-866-522-2022 (French).

CAF members can contact CAF health services.

RCMP members can contact RCMP health services.
 

1-844-403-7963

100 Eileen Stubbs Avenue, Suite 210
Dartmouth, NS

Directions

Referrals are only accepted from Veterns Affairs Canada (VAC), Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

Veterans and their families can contact VAC at 1-866-522-2122 (English) or 1-866-522-2022 (French).

CAF members can contact CAF health services.

RCMP members can contact RCMP health services.
 

1-844-403-7963

100 Eileen Stubbs Avenue, Suite 210
Dartmouth, NS

Directions

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