Mental Health Mobile Crisis Line:

The Mental Health Mobile Crisis Line provides crisis support for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. It is a 24-hour, 7-days-a-week phone service to help you or your loved one cope with mental health and addiction challenges in the moment. 

Call 902-429-8167 or toll-free at 1-888-429-8167 from anywhere in Nova Scotia.

The mobile crisis unit serves anywhere in Halifax, Dartmouth and Bedford from 1:00 pm to 1:00 am daily. The Team includes mental health professionals and police officers that are designated to the crisis service.

The crisis line also supports families, friends, community agencies and others to manage mental health crisis through education, outreach and consultation.

For more information: www.cdha.nshealth.ca

Mental Health & Addictions
(Nova Scotia Health Authority)

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. The NSHA operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province.

Their team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need.

For more information: http://www.nshealth.ca/mental-health-addictions

Crisis Services Canada

Crisis Services Canada provides suicide prevention and support. To access the 24/7 crisis line, toll free call 1.833.456.4566

For more information: http://www.crisisservicescanada.ca

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

CMHA is a nationwide leader and champion for mental health — facilitating access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness.

CMHA branches across Canada provide a wide range of innovative services and supports to people who are experiencing mental illness and their families. These services are tailored to the needs and resources of the communities where they are based. One of the core goals of these services is to help people with mental illness develop the personal tools to lead meaningful and productive lives.

For more information: cmha.ca

Kids Help Phone

Canadian charitable organization that provides free online and telephone counselling to children and youth across Canada. In addition to its counselling services, Kids Help Phone also provides information on how to access support services for children and youth.

1-800-668-6868

For more information: http://org.kidshelpphone.ca/

IWK Health Centre

Services include:

  • Child/Adolescent Mental Health Program

  • Addictions - CHOICES

  • Mobile Crisis Intervention Services

  • Mental Health Nurse Advocate

  • Patient and Family Advocate

(902) 470-8888

For more information: iwk.nshealth.ca/

Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC)

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is a catalyst for improving the mental health system and changing the attitudes and behaviours of Canadians around mental health issues. Through its unique mandate from Health Canada, the MHCC brings together leaders and organizations from across the country to accelerate these changes.

The MHCC’s work includes the Canada’s first mental health strategy, working to reduce stigma, advancing knowledge exchange in mental health, and examining how best to help people who are homeless and living with mental health problems.

For more information: mentalhealthcommission.ca