Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia

A Reason to Hope.  The Means to Cope.

Useful Links

Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia’s Blog

Many important links can be found on the right hand side of the Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia’s blog.

Mental Health Services and Supports in Communities Across Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Department of Health has a useful summary of telephone numbers for mental health services and supports in Nova Scotia.

Very Useful Links

Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program

Schizophrenia (National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2011)

Psychosocial Treatments for Schizophrenia (2013)

Find a Psychiatrist in Nova Scotia

Information Sharing within the Circle of Support Guidelines (CDHA, revised January 2014)

Symptoms of Psychosis

Schizophrenia: The Journey to Recovery

Learn More About Schizophrenia

Concurrent Disorders

Treatment of Children with Mental Illness (NIMH, 2009)

Our Healthy Minds (Capital District Mental Health Program)

Intervention and Short Term Crisis Management

Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team (Capital Health District)

Call 429-8167 or 1-888-429-8167 (24/7)

Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act

The Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act came into effect on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007.

Fact sheets and links to other important information on the Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Act are available from the Nova Scotia Department of Health.  To view, please click here.

Nova Scotia Mental Health Court Program

The Nova Scotia Mental Health Court started hearing cases on November 5th, 2009.  Information on the Nova Scotia Mental Health Court Program is available from the Nova Scotia Department of Justice.  To view, please click here.  To contact the Nova Scotia Mental Health Court, call (902) 722-1040.

SSNS Online Library Catalogue

To view all the books in the SSNS library collection, please click here.  To borrow books, please call the SSNS at 465-2601 or 1-800-465-2601 (toll-free in Nova Scotia).

Nova Scotia Government Departments

Department of Health and Wellness

Department of Community Services

Department of Justice

Schizophrenia Societies

Schizophrenia Society of Canada

World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders (WFSAD)

Other Organizations

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Canadian Mental Health Association

Healthy Minds Cooperative

Laing House

Mood Disorders Society of Canada

The Self-Help Connection