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Social skills (and life skills) refers to the skills necessary to interact in a health way with other people. This includes skills required to initiate contact with others, making friends, and keeping friends. It includes communication skills as well as conflict resolution skills. Social skills don't always come naturally, and there are many conditions that can impair social skills, such as Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), learning conditions such as Non-Verbal Learning Disability, and even Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Counselling and Therapy

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Our organization offers individual, couple and family counseling services. We help to address such issues as: * relationship conflicts * parenting and ... more
6080 Young Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 5L2 Map
1-902-420-1980
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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
902-429-8167 x18884298167 (Crisis Line)
19 years and up
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Family Help Online is a private online family services agency providing services specializing in early intervention for young children and their families. ... more
1431 Lefkas Court, Mississauga, ON, L5J 4L8 Map
647-444-9457
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

ON, Canada
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13737 96 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3V 0C6 Map
18 years and up
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Julie Clarke Counselling Psychotherapy Consulting
65 Mill Street, Almonte, ON, K0A 1A0 Map
613-229-3090
5 years and up
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Lakeview Psychology
11 Lakeside Terrace, Barrie, ON, L4M 0H9 Map
705-998-0575
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1526 Dresden Row, Halifax, NS, B3J 3K3 Map
902-932-8428
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Janice Hartley
200 Brookshire ct, Bedford, NS, B4A 4E9 Map
902-412-1557
All ages
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44-46 Portland Street, Dartmouth, NS, B2T 1V1 Map
902-461-8133
4 years and up
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Heather A. Macmillan, RCT-C, CCC
5539a Young Street (Hydrostone Market), Halifax, NS Map
902-220-0146
18 years and up
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255 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS, B3M 4G2 Map
902-454-6166
5 years and up
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Dr. Leah Clyburn & Associates
72 Gary Martin Drive, Bedford, NS, B4B 0P7 Map
902-440-7528 x9027177975
18 years and up
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362 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS, B3S 1M7 Map
902-406-6734
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Changing Steps
200 Denoon Street, Pictou, NS, B0K 1H0 Map
902-301-9192
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New Tides Counselling
106 Victoria Street, Amherst, NS, B4H 1X8 Map
902-297-1520
13 years and up
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Restore. Renew. Revive. counselling & couples therapy
1600 Bedford Highway, Bedford, NS, B4A 1E8 Map
902-702-7722
18 years and up
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5595 Fenwick Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 4M2 Map
902-421-7514
5 years and up
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Amanda Henry Counselling
100-2111 Maitland, Halifax, NS, B3K 2Z8 Map
902-406-2006
16 years and up
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ON, Canada
1-877-252-6707 (Toll Free)
16 years and up
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ADhD Learning Centre
ON, N3L 0C8
905-802-0023
8 years and up
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371 Danforth Ave., Toronto, ON, M4K 1P1 Map
416-616-5284
All ages
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ON, Canada
416-777-9933
18 years and up
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Day treatment programs

Publicly Funded / Free Services

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
902-429-8167 x18884298167 (Crisis Line)
19 years and up
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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
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

371 Danforth Ave., Toronto, ON, M4K 1P1 Map
416-616-5284
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Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups

Publicly Funded / Free Services

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
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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
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We strive to provide youth who have experienced violence a safe and supportive environment where they can express their emotions and discuss their experiences ... more
1657 Barrington St, Halifax, NS, B3J 2A1 Map
1-902-429-6616
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We are a resource center providing emotional and social support as well as practical help in dealing with common problems in our lives. We offer support ... more
5571 Cunard Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 1C5 Map
902-466-2011
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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
5 years and up
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FREE ADHD Support group for Adults and Youth. We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 6:30 - 8:30 in room B210 @ NSCC Akerley campus. more
21 Woodlawn Rd, Dartmouth, NS Map
902-580-2343
13 years and up
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Active Minds is a nonprofit organization dedicated to utilizing the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. ... more
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3 Map
All ages
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CANGRANDS is a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing support for Kin caregiver families across Canada. Approximately 57,000 children are being ... more
1613 Central Ave, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 2T4 Map
639-318-0435
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Co-Dependents Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a ... more
423 6th St, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3B1
604-239-1042
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

220 20th Street W, Saskatoon, SK
639-397-0116
18 years and up
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Our overall objective is to provide people suffering from mood disorders a strong, cohesive voice at the national level to improve access to: * ... more
3-304 Stone Road West, Guelph, ON, N1G 4W4 Map
519-824-5565
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Changing Steps
200 Denoon Street, Pictou, NS, B0K 1H0 Map
902-301-9192
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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
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
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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
902-429-8167 x18884298167 (Crisis Line)
19 years and up
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Active Minds is a nonprofit organization dedicated to utilizing the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. ... more
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3 Map
All ages
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Family Help Online is a private online family services agency providing services specializing in early intervention for young children and their families. ... more
1431 Lefkas Court, Mississauga, ON, L5J 4L8 Map
647-444-9457
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
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
902-429-8167 x18884298167 (Crisis Line)
19 years and up
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Active Minds is a nonprofit organization dedicated to utilizing the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. ... more
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3 Map
All ages
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Family Help Online is a private online family services agency providing services specializing in early intervention for young children and their families. ... more
1431 Lefkas Court, Mississauga, ON, L5J 4L8 Map
647-444-9457
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

ON, Canada
All ages
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Janice Hartley
200 Brookshire ct, Bedford, NS, B4A 4E9 Map
902-412-1557
All ages
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371 Danforth Ave., Toronto, ON, M4K 1P1 Map
416-616-5284
All ages
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ON, Canada
416-777-9933
18 years and up
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Other

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Learn how to identify early signs of anxious feelings in your children and skills to help them manage everyday anxiety. For parents of children 0-12 years old. more
NS, Canada
902-460-6750 x902487069090246045559024870272
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We have been assisting adults with barriers to employment in helping them reach their full and heightened potential. Our program is roughly 30 weeks long ... more
15 Poseidon Court, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 4T9 Map
1-902-468-1320
18 - 64 years
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Both TEAM Work Cooperative Ltd. and the WorkBridge Association, offers a wide range of services, helpful career counseling and an on-site resource facility to ... more
7071 Bayers Rd, Halifax, NS, B3L 2C2 Map
1-902-422-8900
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Women of all ages are referred to the our organization by officials working in the criminal justice system including lawyers, medical professionals, social ... more
2352 Gottingen St, Halifax, NS, B3K 3B9 Map
1-902-454-5041
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We provide services to girls aged 6-11 who are experiencing behavioral challenges at school, at home, and in the community. We offer programs called SNAP® ... more
7071 Bayers Road Centre, Halifax, NS, B3L 2C2 Map
1-902-422-3777
6 - 11 years
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The Access 2card (TM) is for people of all ages and types of disabilities who require the assistance of a support person. When a cardholder presents the Access ... more
40 Holly Street, Toronto, ON, M4S 3C3 Map
416-932-8382 x227
All ages
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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
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
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
5 - 20 years
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Looking for an occupational therapist (OT)? The OT search website through the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists makes it easy to find an occupational therapist anywhere in Canada. more
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5R1 Map
800-434-2268
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
All ages
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Snapclarity introduces a solution that provides personalized mental health care. The system today is confusing and full of disconnected parts. Through ... more
7 Bayview Rd, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 2C5
833-444-7627
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Therapy Dog services are provided across Canada by St. John's Ambulance in a wide range of community settings such as: hospitals, seniors residences and care ... more
ON, Canada
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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
All ages
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E-counseling is the premier guide to e-counseling service and mental health. Access self-help articles on a range of mental health topics, written by licensed professionals. more
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

FED Nutrition
3115 12 Street, Calgary, AB, T2E 7J2 Map
403-796-8345
All ages
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Cynthia Johnston Counselling and Consulting Services
Toronto, ON, M6G 1E7
416-922-3311
16 years and up
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1278 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, NS, B4A 1C7 Map
902-832-0830
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5445 St. Margaret's Bay Rd., Tantallon, NS, B3Z 2H9 Map
902-826-2390
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Being Well Nursing
Halifax, NS
902-222-5334
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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.
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