To register or request information on our Programs or Initiatives, please contact the CMHA Nova Scotia Division Toll-Free: 1-877-466-6606
Definition: Longer term programs (longer than 8 weeks) that we lead across the province to build community capacity and individual skills to understand and enhance mental health at the community level in Nova Scotia.
Goal: Provide Nova Scotians with comprehensive mental health programming to meet the needs of the community.
CAST (Communities Addressing Suicide Together)
The CAST Program works with communities in Nova Scotia to build and strengthen their capacity to use suicide prevention techniques through the development and sustainability of community coalitions, education & training, awareness events and resource sharing. The CAST Program is working with Nova Scotians communities to create suicide-safer communities in the province.
SEAK (Socially and Emotionally Aware Kids)
Socially and Emotionally Aware Kids (SEAK) is a national three year project of the Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division (CMHA NS) funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) through the innovation strategy. The SEAK project is currently in its third phase and is focusing on scaling up social and emotional learning programs in Atlantic Canada in two ways: 1) mobilizing provincial and regional partners to institutionalized social and emotional learning in schools; and 2) working with school boards and selected schools to implement a chosen social and emotional learning school curriculum: Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
Comprehensive Workplace Program
Our comprehensive workplace program is designed for all members of the workplace to develop individual and collective capacity to address workplace mental health through interactive and experiential learning opportunities.
Talk Today is one of the most comprehensive mental health programs for amateur sports in Canada. Its aim is to promote the mental health of young athletes and to spread awareness about the benefits of positive mental health throughout communities across the country.