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Fetal Alcohol and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) refers to the whole range of disabilities caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol (when a mother drinks alcohol while pregnant). Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) refers to a specific group of defects to the fetus that result from prenatal alcohol exposure. The usual first step if one suspects fetal alcohol problems is to speak to one's family physician or to the child's pediatrician.

Counselling and Therapy

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Mental health and addictions service for children and youth up to 19th birthday. Please call 902.464.4110 or toll free 1.855.635.4110 Community Mental ... more
NS, Canada
902-464-4110
Up to 19 years
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Changing Steps
40 Water Street., Pictou, NS, B0K 1H0 Map
902-301-9192
Area Served: Northern Nova Scotia
All ages
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Day treatment programs

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Mental health and addictions service for children and youth up to 19th birthday. Please call 902.464.4110 or toll free 1.855.635.4110 Community Mental ... more
NS, Canada
902-464-4110
Up to 19 years
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Drop-in centres

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Our voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. We focus on ... more
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-466-6600
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Housing and Home Supports

Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Works at the community level and supports the resilience and recovery of people experincing mental illness through our social support programs. We also provide ... more
2020 Gottingen Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 3A9 Map
902-455-5445
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Our voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. We focus on ... more
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-466-6600
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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The Self-Help Connection (SHC) is a registered charitable organization established in 1987 to assist Nova Scotians to take control of their health by ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
SHC is funded through the province of Nova Scotia and is able to provide programming without a fee for those who are unable to pay. All programming offered is online due to COVID
73 Tacoma Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2W 3Y6 Map
902-466-2011
Area Served: Nova Scotia
All ages
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CANGRANDS is a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing support for Kin caregiver families across Canada. Approximately 57,000 children are being ... more
1613 Central Ave, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 2T4 Map
639-318-0435
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Organisme francophone canadien dédié à la prévention du syndrome d'alcoolisation foetale (SAF). Donne de l'information sur le TSAF (trouble du spectre de ... more
370 Rue des Forges, Trois-rivières, QC, G9A 2H1
1-873-559-1108
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Changing Steps
40 Water Street., Pictou, NS, B0K 1H0 Map
902-301-9192
Area Served: Northern Nova Scotia
All ages
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Community Health and Resource Centres

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Our voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. We focus on ... more
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-466-6600
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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General Community Mental Health Services

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Our voluntary organization promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. We focus on ... more
45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 2N6 Map
902-466-6600
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Other

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Strongest Families Institute provides mental health programs and services for children, youth, adults and families. We offer programs for children ages 3+ for ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
We offer virtual group calls as well as 1:1 coaching services..
267 Cobequid Road, Lower Sackville, NS, B4C 4E6 Map
1-866-470-7111
Area Served: Nova Scotia
3 years and up
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The Canadian Art Therapy Association is a voluntary association of art therapists in Canada. To be identified as an art therapist in Canada and the United ... more
Parksville, BC, V9P 2G7 Map
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Looking for a psychologist? The Canadian Register of Health ServicePsychologists (CRHSP) has a national directory of qualified psychology providers. more
72 Saint-Raymond Blvd, Gatineau, QC, J8Y 1S2 Map
819-771-1441
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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FASWorld Canada is a pro-active, non-profit organization which strives to dramatically reduce the incidence of fetal alcohol disorders, reduce the incidence of ... more
452 Scarborough Golf Club Road, Toronto, ON, M1G 1H1 Map
416-264-8000
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only bilingual phone and on-line counselling service for youth. It’s free, anonymous and confidential. Professional ... more
439 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1Y8 Map
416-586-5437
Area Served: Canada
5 - 20 years
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Non-profit association that seeks to transform the mental health sector to be an inclusive society where people achieve full social inclusion. Promotes ... more
140 Holland Street West, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2Y5 Map
1-866-655-8548
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Therapy Dog services are provided across Canada by St. John's Ambulance in a wide range of community settings such as: hospitals, seniors residences and care ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Our mission is to improve the health and quality of life of people with physical, emotional, and social challenges through partnerships with companion and service animals. more
1010 Polytek St, Ottawa, ON, K1J 9H9 Map
1-888-473-7027
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

1278 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, NS, B4A 1C7 Map
902-832-0830
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Being Well Nursing
Halifax, NS
902-222-5334
Area Served: Central Nova Scotia
All ages
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Resource Lists by Other Organizations
Catchment: Nova Scotia
This is a directory of all self-help groups in Nova Scotia.
Posted: May 31, 2012
Language: EN
Catchment: Nova Scotia
Comprehensive guide to mental health for families along with listings of resources in Nova Scotia. Produced by Community Mental Health together with the Healthy Minds Cooperative and family members of people living with mental illness.
Posted: Jul 7, 2013
Language: EN
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