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Pandemics, disasters (e.g. hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes) and related emergencies cause incredible mental health stress.

 

This section lists MENTAL HEALTH organizations and services which have special services for times of pandemics, disasters and related emergencies. 

 

This is NOT a comprehensive listing of all the other types of organizations and services that might be found elsewhere during a disaster, e.g. Red Cross, WHO, etc., but is more focused on mental health services.

Counselling and Therapy

Publicly Funded / Free Services

H.O.P.E Healing Opportunities for People Everywhere. We offer therapy to clients who do not have insurance or means to pay for counselling. more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Counselling Services for individuals
192 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, NS, B3Z 1M9 Map
902-707-4414
Area Served: Nova Scotia
10 years and up
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A online directory of qualified therapists in who offer Reduced Rate and Sliding Scale services in Canada. Serving Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and beyond. more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Counsellors and Therapists are available if you are looking for some support with feelings of isolation, loss, strained relationships, work challenges, addictions, or anything else. Please reach out if you need someone to talk to.
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Lindsay Dupuis - Mindfulness-Based Counsellor & Meditation Trainer
Halifax, NS Map
Area Served: Eastern Nova Scotia
18 years and up
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Natasha LeBlanc Counselling & Social Work
329 George Street, Sydney, NS, B1P 1J7 Map
902-562-7421
Area Served: Eastern Nova Scotia
19 years and up
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35 Bloom Lane, Bedford, NS, B4B 2E6 Map
902-412-1557
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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James Owen Dubé: Therapy, Assessment, & Consulting
5435 Portland Place, Halifax, NS, B3K 1A2 Map
902-471-3404
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Youthentic Counselling
1550 Bedford Highway, Bedford, NS, B4A 1E6 Map
902-536-1918
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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Home Grown Occupational Therapy
23 23 Clayton Park Drive, Halifax, NS, B3M 1L4
902-809-0300
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
16 years and up
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Sydney River, NS, B1S 3V9 Map
902-574-7998
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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Good Grief Halifax
2369 Agricola Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 4B7 Map
902-445-4100
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Creating Your Balance Counselling Therapy
5 Rose Way, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 4L9
902-420-6934
Areas Served: Central Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia
All ages
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2920 Kingsview Blvd SE, Airdrie, AB, T4A 0A9
403-899-3223
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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Intentional Outcomes Counselling
84 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, NS, B3S 1A2 Map
902-445-3800
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
19 years and up
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Tin Drum Therapy
1480 Carlton St., Halifax, NS, B3H 3B7 Map
902-702-3680
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Unknown
18 years and up
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192 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, NS, B3Z 1M9 Map
226-455-1434
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Unknown
All ages
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Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Healthy Minds Cooperative (HMC) is Canada's only mental health cooperative. HMC provides a variety of peer-based services to Nova Scotians with lived ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
No in-person meetings or programs. Programming is available online (on ZOOM). We can also take phone calls, emails, and messages via our social media accounts.
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-404-3504
18 years and up
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The Self-Help Connection (SHC) is a registered charitable organization established in 1987 to assist Nova Scotians to take control of their health by ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
SHC is funded through the province of Nova Scotia and is able to provide programming without a fee for those who are unable to pay. All programming offered is online due to COVID
73 Tacoma Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2W 3Y6 Map
902-466-2011
Area Served: Nova Scotia
All ages
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Centre for Family Initiatives extends Pine River’s knowledge and experience to serve not just our most acute populations but to work with families and care ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Virtual Groups & Free Services
180 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, M5G 1Z8 Map
1-519-217-2537
Areas Served: Canada, Ontario
All ages
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FIA is a registered children's charity providing facilitated peer to peer support groups to children, from Grade 4 through to College & University as well ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
FIA believes in the ethos that ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ and have expanded our offerings to provide FREE virtual peer to peer support groups to College & University students, Parents & Caregivers as they navigate the realities and emotions of the COVID-19 pandemic. In doing so we ultimately support the children we serve. Small Facilitated groups provide a confidential, safe place to come together to talk about what is on your mind and in your heart. A place to find compassion and support from your peers.
29 Madison Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5R 2S2 Map
647-239-2740
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Support for Operational Stress Injury (SOSI) Program supports veterans and current employees of the RCMP having difficulty with their daily functioning as ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
virtual support groups
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
18 years and up
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Home Grown Occupational Therapy
23 23 Clayton Park Drive, Halifax, NS, B3M 1L4
902-809-0300
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
16 years and up
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Community Health and Resource Centres

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Healthy Minds Cooperative (HMC) is Canada's only mental health cooperative. HMC provides a variety of peer-based services to Nova Scotians with lived ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
No in-person meetings or programs. Programming is available online (on ZOOM). We can also take phone calls, emails, and messages via our social media accounts.
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-404-3504
18 years and up
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A online directory of qualified therapists in who offer Reduced Rate and Sliding Scale services in Canada. Serving Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and beyond. more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Counsellors and Therapists are available if you are looking for some support with feelings of isolation, loss, strained relationships, work challenges, addictions, or anything else. Please reach out if you need someone to talk to.
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Centre for Family Initiatives extends Pine River’s knowledge and experience to serve not just our most acute populations but to work with families and care ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Virtual Groups & Free Services
180 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, M5G 1Z8 Map
1-519-217-2537
Areas Served: Canada, Ontario
All ages
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FIA is a registered children's charity providing facilitated peer to peer support groups to children, from Grade 4 through to College & University as well ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
FIA believes in the ethos that ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ and have expanded our offerings to provide FREE virtual peer to peer support groups to College & University students, Parents & Caregivers as they navigate the realities and emotions of the COVID-19 pandemic. In doing so we ultimately support the children we serve. Small Facilitated groups provide a confidential, safe place to come together to talk about what is on your mind and in your heart. A place to find compassion and support from your peers.
29 Madison Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5R 2S2 Map
647-239-2740
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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General Community Mental Health Services

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Healthy Minds Cooperative (HMC) is Canada's only mental health cooperative. HMC provides a variety of peer-based services to Nova Scotians with lived ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
No in-person meetings or programs. Programming is available online (on ZOOM). We can also take phone calls, emails, and messages via our social media accounts.
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-404-3504
18 years and up
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A online directory of qualified therapists in who offer Reduced Rate and Sliding Scale services in Canada. Serving Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and beyond. more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Counsellors and Therapists are available if you are looking for some support with feelings of isolation, loss, strained relationships, work challenges, addictions, or anything else. Please reach out if you need someone to talk to.
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Centre for Family Initiatives extends Pine River’s knowledge and experience to serve not just our most acute populations but to work with families and care ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Virtual Groups & Free Services
180 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, M5G 1Z8 Map
1-519-217-2537
Areas Served: Canada, Ontario
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Thrive Occupational Therapy
Halifax, NS, B3L 2A6 Map
902-943-3449
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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James Owen Dubé: Therapy, Assessment, & Consulting
5435 Portland Place, Halifax, NS, B3K 1A2 Map
902-471-3404
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Sydney River, NS, B1S 3V9 Map
902-574-7998
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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Creating Your Balance Counselling Therapy
5 Rose Way, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 4L9
902-420-6934
Areas Served: Central Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia
All ages
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Other

Publicly Funded / Free Services

ParaMed brings the comfort and support you need at home with the right customized plan to preserve your loved ones independence and safety to help them live better. more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Our Incident Management System team continues to meet daily to direct a strategic response to manage the threat of COVID-19 and our team of infection prevention experts has been instrumental in limiting the number and extent of outbreaks in Extendicare homes.
3000 Steeles Avenue East, Markham, ON, L3R 4T9 Map
1-800-465-5054
Areas Served: Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Alberta
All ages
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Strongest Families Institute provides mental health programs and services for children, youth, adults and families. We offer programs for children ages 3+ for ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
We offer virtual group calls as well as 1:1 coaching services..
267 Cobequid Road, Lower Sackville, NS, B4C 4E6 Map
1-866-470-7111
Area Served: Nova Scotia
3 years and up
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Professional association that provides psychotherapy training to nurses. NOTE: Does not provide direct psychotherapy services to the general public. more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Virtual,and inperson with safe distancing
18 Queen Street East, Brampton, ON, L6V 1A2
647-676-8467
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

186 Hinchey Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 1L7
613-862-8751
Areas Served: Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Ontario
5 - 16 years
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Nest Therapy
Halifax, NS, B3L 3J7
902-418-9491
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
19 years and up
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Resource Lists by Other Organizations
Catchment: Nova Scotia
This is a directory of all self-help groups in Nova Scotia.
Posted: May 31, 2012
Language: EN
Catchment: Nova Scotia
Comprehensive guide to mental health for families along with listings of resources in Nova Scotia. Produced by Community Mental Health together with the Healthy Minds Cooperative and family members of people living with mental illness.
Posted: Jul 7, 2013
Language: EN
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