Addiction Services are located throughout Nova Scotia to help individuals, families and communities to achieve a safe and healthy lifestyle. If you or someone you know has a problem with alcohol, drugs or gambling, please contact one of the services below. Each location employs experienced counselors who can help you work through any issue you […]Continue readingAddictions
If you choose to use, be informed first. Be in the know about legal cannabis in Nova Scotia by checking out the public awareness campaign by the Nova Scotia government. This campaign helps Nova Scotians understand how to use cannabis safely, as well as the laws and risks associated with it. Check out the campaign […]Continue readingBe in the know about legal cannabis in Nova Scotia
With inspiration from The International Association of Suicide Prevention’s (IASP) suicide prevention ribbon (yellow & gold ribbon inset) to support World Suicide Prevention Day, the Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia (CMHA NS) Division’s Communities Addressing Suicide Together (CAST) Program crafted their own Nova Scotia version for the CAN (Cast A Net) campaign. Similar to […]Continue readingCAN Suicide Prevention Awareness Ribbons Now Available!
CMHA 100 – Celebrate with us! CMHA – founded in 1918 by Dr. Clarence Hincks as the Canadian National Committee for Mental Hygiene. Facilities and help for those with mental health issues were grossly inadequate. Soldiers coming back from war were not being helped, and nothing was being done about prevention. The Canadian National Committee […]Continue readingCanadian Mental Health Association 100 Year Anniversary
News Release August 14, 2018 Celebrating 100 years of the Canadian Mental Health Association DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia (August 14, 2018) – The Canadian Mental Health Association is celebrating its 100th anniversary as the nation-wide leader and champion for community based mental health and addictions. The CMHA’s in Nova Scotia (NS) are the […]Continue readingCelebrating 100 years of the Canadian Mental Health Association
In response to the recent deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade by suicide, The CMHA’s Centre for Suicide Prevention has generated an article that talks about preventing contagion. Check out the full article hereContinue readingCelebrity Suicide Deaths- Preventing Contagion
As we enter a new fiscal year, CMHA NS Education and Training continues to grow and innovate. Due to the increases in costs for service delivery, our fees will be increasing as of April 1, 2017. This fee increase is necessary to ensure the highest quality of education and to meet your needs in a timely […]Continue readingCMHA NS Education & Training Fee Increase
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nova Scotians are in dire need of affordable, accessible, timely, universal mental health addictions and support services Canadian Mental Health Association –Nova Scotia Division DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA September 17, 2018 – Over half of Canadians (53%) consider mental health to be at an epidemic state, with that perception spiking amongst […]Continue readingCMHA Parity Paper- News Release