There are many local resources to help address patients facing mental health issues.
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please close this web page and phone 911 or proceed directly to the nearest Hospital Emergency Department.
If you believe you are suffering from a mental illness, you should consider arranging for a Choice Appointment. At a Choice Appointment, you will meet with a clinician who can educate you about mental health and provide advice about steps you might consider taking. For more information on how to book an appointment, please visit the Choice Appointment webpage.
For help during normal business hours, you may call Kings/Annapolis County Mental Health Services at 1-855-273-7110. For contact information outside of Kings or Annapolis counties, please visit here.
Other contact numbers:
- NS Mental Health Crisis Line (24/7): 1-888-429-8167
- Kids Help Phone (24/7): 1-800:668-6868 or kidshelpphone.ca
- Registered Nurse Helpline: Dial 811 or visit www.811.novascotia.ca
For help finding community and social services (eg, shelters, food, housing), dial 211 or visit www.ns.211.ca.