Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia’s Blog
Many important links can be found on the right hand side of the Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia’s blog.
Mental Health Services and Supports in Communities Across Nova Scotia
The Nova Scotia Department of Health has a useful summary of telephone numbers for mental health services and supports in Nova Scotia.
Very Useful Links
Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program
Schizophrenia (National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2011)
Psychosocial Treatments for Schizophrenia (2013)
Find a Psychiatrist in Nova Scotia
Information Sharing within the Circle of Support Guidelines (CDHA, revised January 2014)
Symptoms of Psychosis
Schizophrenia: The Journey to Recovery
Learn More About Schizophrenia
Treatment of Children with Mental Illness (NIMH, 2009)
Our Healthy Minds (Capital District Mental Health Program)
Intervention and Short Term Crisis Management
Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team (Capital Health District)
Call 429-8167 or 1-888-429-8167 (24/7)
Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act
The Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act came into effect on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007.
Fact sheets and links to other important information on the Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act are available from the Nova Scotia Department of Health. To view, please click here.
Nova Scotia Mental Health Court Program
The Nova Scotia Mental Health Court started hearing cases on November 5th, 2009. Information on the Nova Scotia Mental Health Court Program is available from the Nova Scotia Department of Justice. To view, please click here. To contact the Nova Scotia Mental Health Court, call (902) 722-1040.
SSNS Online Library Catalogue
To view all the books in the SSNS library collection, please click here. To borrow books, please call the SSNS at 465-2601 or 1-800-465-2601 (toll-free in Nova Scotia).
Nova Scotia Government Departments
Department of Health and Wellness
Department of Community Services
Department of Justice
Schizophrenia Society of Canada
World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders (WFSAD)
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Canadian Mental Health Association
Healthy Minds Cooperative
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
The Self-Help Connection