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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention-deficit disorder (ADD) are conditions where individuals have extreme problems with inattention and distractibility, to the point that it causes problems with school, home or relationships. Individuals with ADHD also have hyperactivity (troubles sitting still, fidgeting) and impulsivity (acting without thinking first).

Counselling and Therapy

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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
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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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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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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

35 Bloom Lane, Bedford, NS, B4B 2E6 Map
902-412-1557
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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5595 Fenwick Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 4M2 Map
902-421-7514
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
5 years and up
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1526 Dresden Row, Halifax, NS, B3J 3K3 Map
902-932-8428
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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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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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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Amanda Henry Counselling
5991 Spring Garden, Halifax, NS, B3H 1Y6 Map
902-423-1935
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
16 years and up
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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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Dr. Brad A. MacNeil Private Practice
1496 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS, B3J 1R9 Map
1-703-587-3084
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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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
All ages
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Gaté Counselling
1581 Dresden Row, Halifax, NS, B3J 2K4
902-240-9642
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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Changing Steps
40 Water Street., Pictou, NS, B0K 1H0 Map
902-301-9192
Area Served: Northern Nova Scotia
All ages
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ON, Canada
416-777-9933
Area Served: Canada
18 years and up
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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

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
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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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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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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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
Area Served: Nova Scotia
13 years and up
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National independent not-for-profit association that serves as a voice of doctors who support patients and their families who cope with Attention Deficit ... more
3950 14th Avenue, Markham, ON, L3R 0A9 Map
416-637-8582
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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National, charitable organization that promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. more
151 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5H3 Map
613-745-7750
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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National not-for-profit organization providing leadership in education and advocacy for ADHD organizations and individuals with ADHD across Canada. Mandate is ... more
3950 14th Avenue, Markham, ON, L3R 0A9 Map
416-637-8584
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Learning Disabilities Association of Canada (LDAC) is a national, non-profit voluntary organization. LDAC's mission is to be the national voice for persons ... more
2420 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, K1V 8S1 Map
613-238-5721
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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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
46 Hope Cr., Belleville, ON, K8P 4S2 Map
613-921-5565
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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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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Changing Steps
40 Water Street., Pictou, NS, B0K 1H0 Map
902-301-9192
Area Served: Northern Nova Scotia
All ages
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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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Sydney River, NS, B1S 3V9 Map
902-574-7998
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
Accepting patients: Yes
All ages
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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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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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ON, Canada
416-777-9933
Area Served: Canada
18 years and up
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Other

Publicly Funded / Free Services

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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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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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
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

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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5547 Clyde Street, Halifax, NS, B3J 3T5 Map
902-466-2789
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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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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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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