Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia

A Reason to Hope.  The Means to Cope.

Canadian Registered Charity

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Thank you!


Last updated:  21 July 2014

To contact us:


Provincial Headquarters

Phone:       (902) 465-2601

Toll-free:    1-800-465-2601

Fax:           (902) 465-5479



Room B-23, Purdy Building

300 Pleasant Street

P.O. Box 1004

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

B2Y 3Z9


Cape Breton Island Office

Phone:       (902) 631-1336



803 Church Street

Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

B9A 2X7


Staff Directory

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About Us

The Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia works to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support programs, influencing public policy, and encouraging research.

To quickly educate yourself about schizophrenia and psychosis, please click here.  Also, feel free to call us.

We encourage you to visit our blog to view our most up-to-date news, links and information.

Getting Mental Health Crisis Support in Nova Scotia

(902) 429-8167



The Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team provides intervention and short-term crisis management for children, youth and adults experiencing a mental health crisis. 

They provide 24/7 telephone intervention throughout Nova Scotia and mobile response (1:00 pm to 1:00 am) in areas served by Halifax Regional Police including Halifax, Dartmouth and Bedford.

How to refer someone to the Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program (NSEPP)

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The Capital Health Addictions and Mental Health Program provides additional support to families who have a loved one affected by mental illness through two programs: Family Work and Families Matter in Mental Health: An Education and Support Program.

To download a poster (PDF) describing each of these two programs in detail, including information on how to access them, please click here.