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CRISIS 24/7 Helplines

911

(If this is a mental health emergency, please dial 911 or go to your nearest ER)


Crisis Services Canada

CALL TOLL FREE 1.833.456.4566 - Available 24/7

http://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/


National Suicide Prevention Line (USA & Canada)

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

1-800-273-8255 / Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741


Nova Scotia Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team

(902) 429-8167 or 1 (888) 429-8167 (Toll Free) 


Kids Help Phone

www.kidshelpphone.ca 

1 (800) 668-6868 (Toll Free 24/7) 


Facebook

Need help for a family member or friend that lives away, try facebook's worldwide resource list.   https://m.facebook.com/help/103883219702654?helpref=faq_content

NON-CRISIS: suicide prevention and support resources

Grief Relief for Survivors of Suicide Loss 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/griefreliefforsurvivors/

(on-line private facebook group providing support to family and friends who have lost a loved one to suicide)


CASP (Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention)

https://www.suicideprevention.ca/


AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)

https://afsp.org/

resources - nova scotia

211 Nova Scotia 

www.ns.211.ca 

Phone: 211 (Provides confidential information and referral services for community and social services available across Nova Scotia)


811 Nova Scotia

www.811.novascotia.ca 

Phone: 811 (Provides support regarding non-urgent health-related issues and questions)


Avalon Sexual Assault Centre

www.avaloncentre.ca 

(902) 422-4240 (Provides support, counselling, education and forensic evaluation for those who have experienced sexualized violence)


Bryony House

https://www.bryonyhouse.ca/

Distress Line:  (902) 422-7650; Shelter Main Number (902)423-7183

(provides 24 hour emergency services for women, with or without children, escaping intimate partner abuse.)


Canadian Mental Health Association 

www.cmha.ca

(902 ) 455-5445. (Provides various social support programs and initiatives to improve mental health)


Early Psychosis Program of Nova Scotia

http://www.cdha.nshealth.ca/programs-services/e 

(902)-473-2976 . Promote early detection and optimal, timely healthcare for persons at risk for, or experiencing, a first episode of psychosis.


ISANS Mumford | main office

http://www.isans.ca/

Phone: 902-423-3607/ Toll free in Nova Scotia: 1-866-431-6472 (We help immigrants to settle and give orientation to living in Nova Scotia)


IWK Central Referral

(902) 464-4110 (Provides referrals to IWK mental health services/information for youth: Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm) 


Phoenix Youth

https://phoenixyouth.ca/services

(902) 420.0676; 24 hr intake 902.446.4663 Toll free: 1.888.878.5088

(dedicated to supporting youth between the ages of 11 and 24, their families, and communities across multiple locations in Halifax)


Shelter Nova Scotia

www.shelternovascotia.com 

(902)406-3631 (Provides a home for people who need somewhere to stay. We offer care to people who can find it nowhere else)


Vets Canada

https://vetscanada.org/

1 (888)228-3871 (committed to helping homeless and at-risk veterans reintegrate into civilian life)