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 are facing and offer practical guidance and advice.
Opiod Toolkit for Harm Reduction
The Ontario Division of CMHA has developed an Opiod toolkit for harm reduction that can be found in this link CMHA-Ontario-Reducing-Harms-Nov-20-2017
For more important information on overdoses please click here !
The OH&S Officer for NS Department of Community Services (DCS), has prepared the information below on the Department’s approach for Naloxone Kits which can be found here.
Understanding Links Among Opioid Use, Overdose, and Suicide
In the United States, deaths due to suicide and unintentional overdose pose a major, and growing, public health concern. Read more here.
Cannabis Legalization Review
CMHA has conducted an extensive review on the legalization and regulation of cannabis and this report can be found here.
Links to resources related to substance use related policies, alcohol, cannabis, opioids, across substances, resources for facilitating dialogue on campus about substance use, sexual violence, residence, learning environments, related frameworks and additional planning resources and engagement tools.
Nova Scotia Addictions Services
Narcotics Anonymous Meetings – Substance addiction & abuse
Pregnancy and Substance Use
Smokers Help Line
Smoking – Resources to stop at Canada.ca
*Please note: this service is based out of the United States but can be accessed by Canadians using the 24/7 toll free numbers.