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Please note: During the COVID pandemic, regular services and events provided by organizations may be changed or even shut down. On the other hand, many agencies are offering virtual services, making it easier to access services than before. Please check the agency's webpage, or call them directly (as websites may be out of date). 

Self-Help Connection (SHC)
The Self-Help Connection (SHC) is a registered charitable organization established in 1987 to assist Nova Scotians to take control of their health by increasing their knowledge, skills, and resources for individual and collective action.

SHC strives to empower groups and people to help them acquire the knowledge, skills and resources to take personal responsibility over their health through self help. SHC takes the stance that citizens have an inherent capacity to learn, grow and change and that through this they have the right to make choices for enhancing their health. SHC also believes that it is important to foster partnerships with self-help allies to promote self-help. As part of our work, SHC is implementing the program WRAP throughout Nova Scotia including building capacity and training for same.
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
302-73 Tacoma Drive
Dartmouth, NS, B2W 3Y6 Map
902-466-2011
1-844-466-2011 (Toll Free)
Ages served: All ages
Languages served: English
Fees: None
Area Served: Nova Scotia
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This resource is listed under these topics

System Navigation, including Information and Referral Services
Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
Anger
Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Behaviour and Conduct Problems
Bullying
Depression
Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia
Fetal Alcohol and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
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Last modified Jan 6, 2021 10:56am
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