Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia

A Reason to Hope.  The Means to Cope.

Canadian Registered Charity

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Thank you!


Last updated:  23 January 2015

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


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 and Facebook page 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)

Click Here

Pictou County MI (Mental Illness) Family Support Group

Family Education and Support Group Meeting


Tuesday, February 10th, 2015


7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


NSCC Pictou Campus

Room B-120 (back entrance, plenty of free parking)

39 Acadia Avenue, Stellarton, Nova Scotia


Dr. Stephen Ayer

Executive Director

Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia

Everyone Welcome!

For further information about the Pictou County MI (Mental Illness) Family Support Group, please contact Cecilia McRae or Elaine Garland.  Cecilia can be reached at 902-926-2211 or by sending an email to  Elaine can be reached by calling 902-695-6118, or by sending an email to