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School refusal is when a child refuses to go to school. This can happen for various reasons: the child may be having problems with anxiety (such as separation anxiety from parents) or may be actively trying to avoid some stress about school (experiencing problems with peers such as bullying or conflict or having a having a learning condition that makes schoolwork stressful). The usual first steps in dealing with school refusal include speaking with the school and/or taking the child to see his/her family physician or pediatrician for additional suggestions. More specialized help may include seeing a psychologist, counselor or other mental health professional.

Counselling and Therapy

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Mental health and addictions service for children and youth up to 19th birthday. Please call 902.464.4110 or toll free 1.855.635.4110 Community Mental ... more
NS, Canada
902-464-4110
Up to 19 years
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Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia 1-877-334-3431 – South Shore 1-855-273-7110 – Annapolis Valley 1-844-380-4324 – South ... more
NS, Canada
1-855-922-1122 (Toll Free)
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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
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

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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5595 Fenwick Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 4M2 Map
902-421-7514
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
5 years and up
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Janice Hartley
1 Kingswood Dr, Hammonds Plains, NS, B4B 0E9 Map
902-412-1557
Area Served: Central 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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44-46 Portland Street, Dartmouth, NS, B2T 1V1 Map
902-461-8133
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
4 years and up
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255 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS, B3M 4G2 Map
902-454-6166
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
5 years and up
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362 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS, B3S 1M7 Map
902-406-6734
Areas Served: Central Nova Scotia, Western Nova Scotia
All ages
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Day treatment programs

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Mental health and addictions service for children and youth up to 19th birthday. Please call 902.464.4110 or toll free 1.855.635.4110 Community Mental ... more
NS, Canada
902-464-4110
Up to 19 years
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Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia 1-877-334-3431 – South Shore 1-855-273-7110 – Annapolis Valley 1-844-380-4324 – South ... more
NS, Canada
1-855-922-1122 (Toll Free)
All ages
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Drop-in centres

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Our voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. We focus on ... more
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-466-6600
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Housing and Home Supports

Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

AB, Canada
1-506-233-0274
Areas Served: Edmonton Zone (previously Capital Health), Montreal, Central Nova Scotia, Interior
All ages
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Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups

Publicly Funded / Free Services

La plateforme Autisme-Asperger-Québec (AAQc) se veut une plateforme informative, éducative et inclusive sur l’autisme, les troubles du spectre de ... more
QC, Canada
Areas Served: Quebec, World
All ages
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Works at the community level and supports the resilience and recovery of people experincing mental illness through our social support programs. We also provide ... more
2020 Gottingen Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 3A9 Map
902-455-5445
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Our voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. We focus on ... more
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-466-6600
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia 1-877-334-3431 – South Shore 1-855-273-7110 – Annapolis Valley 1-844-380-4324 – South ... more
NS, Canada
1-855-922-1122 (Toll Free)
All ages
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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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We offer social skills groups for students with social deficits, social skill summer day camps, workshops for parents and professionals on topics such as ... more
NS, Canada
902-293-4801
Area Served: Nova Scotia
5 years and up
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Community Health and Resource Centres

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Our voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. We focus on ... more
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-466-6600
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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The Community Health Teams offer free wellness programs and wellness navigation services. •Bedford/Sackville - 902-460-6750 •Chebucto (Halifax Mainland) ... more
NS, Canada
902-487-0272
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia 1-877-334-3431 – South Shore 1-855-273-7110 – Annapolis Valley 1-844-380-4324 – South ... more
NS, Canada
1-855-922-1122 (Toll Free)
All ages
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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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General Community Mental Health Services

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Our voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. We focus on ... more
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-466-6600
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia 1-877-334-3431 – South Shore 1-855-273-7110 – Annapolis Valley 1-844-380-4324 – South ... more
NS, Canada
1-855-922-1122 (Toll Free)
All ages
Add to Info Cart
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

Janice Hartley
1 Kingswood Dr, Hammonds Plains, NS, B4B 0E9 Map
902-412-1557
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Other

Publicly Funded / Free Services

The Canadian Art Therapy Association is a voluntary association of art therapists in Canada. To be identified as an art therapist in Canada and the United ... more
Parksville, BC, V9P 2G7 Map
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Looking for a psychologist? The Canadian Register of Health ServicePsychologists (CRHSP) has a national directory of qualified psychology providers. more
72 Saint-Raymond Blvd, Gatineau, QC, J8Y 1S2 Map
819-771-1441
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only bilingual phone and on-line counselling service for youth. It’s free, anonymous and confidential. Professional ... more
439 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1Y8 Map
416-586-5437
Area Served: Canada
5 - 20 years
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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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Non-profit association that seeks to transform the mental health sector to be an inclusive society where people achieve full social inclusion. Promotes ... more
140 Holland Street West, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2Y5 Map
1-866-655-8548
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Our mission is to improve the health and quality of life of people with physical, emotional, and social challenges through partnerships with companion and service animals. more
1010 Polytek St, Ottawa, ON, K1J 9H9 Map
1-888-473-7027
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

5547 Clyde Street, Halifax, NS, B3J 3T5 Map
902-466-2789
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Free Range Therapy
5991 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, NS, B3H 1Y6 Map
902-456-3613
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
10 years and up
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1278 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, NS, B4A 1C7 Map
902-832-0830
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Being Well Nursing
Halifax, NS
902-222-5334
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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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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