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 counsellors who can help you work through any issue you are facing and offer practical guidance and advice.
Opioid toolkit for harm reduction
Best practices for harm reduction
Addictions in the workplace
Please note: this service is based out of the United States but can be accessed by Canadians using the 24/7 toll-free numbers.
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.
The OH&S Officer for NS Department of Community Services (DCS), has prepared the information below on the Department’s approach for Naloxone Kits.
In the United States, deaths due to suicide and unintentional overdose pose a major, and growing, public health concern.
CMHA has conducted an extensive review of the legalization and regulation of cannabis.
WHERE TO FIND HELP
Nova Scotia Addictions Services
Narcotics Anonymous Meetings – Substance addiction & abuse
Pregnancy and substance use
Smokers Help Line
Smoking – Resources to stop at Canada.ca