Where To Go For Help

Healthy Communities

Suicide Prevention - Where To Go For Help

Call the Mental Health Crisis Line
1-888-429-8167 (toll free)

Telephone crisis support and mobile response support are offered for work, home, school, and community agencies Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Communities Addressing Suicide Together (CAST)
Nova Scotia Supports and Services

CAST works with communities in Nova Scotia to build and strengthen their capacity to address suicide at the local level.
Website: https://novascotia.cmha.ca/programs-services/communities-addressing-suicide-together-cast/

CAST helpful Links and resources

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

is a national voluntary association that exists to promote the mental health of all people. CMHA believes that everyone should have choices so that when they need to, they can reach out to family, friends, formal services, self-help groups or community-based organizations.
Website: novascotia.cmha.ca

Support Groups In Nova Scotia

S.O.S Nova Scotia
The S.O.S. group in Nova Scotia is a self help group that was developed to provide individuals and families who have suffered a loss of a loved one with a critical resource.
The group meetings are scheduled every second Wednesday of each month
Website: sosnovascotia.com

Bereaved Parents of Adult Children Support Group
The Group meets third Tuesday every month
Contact: Louise Smith (902) 576-2697 louisesmith_27@hotmail.ca
or Vince MacDonald (902) 462-4050 tapper@ns.sympatico.ca