Mental Health and Addictions Intake Phone Numbers

You may refer yourself to  Mental Health and Addictions services (please note: some services may require referral from a physician) by calling the number for your area listed below. Our intake clinicians will ask you questions to help determine the services you need.  This intake call may take 15 to 20 minutes and you will be asked for your Health Card number.
 
You may also request a referral to our services from your doctor, other health care professionals or community agency familiar with your concerns.

Annapolis Valley, South Shore, and South West Nova Scotia
1-877-334-3431 – South Shore 
1-855-273-7110 – Annapolis Valley 
1-844-380-4324 – South West

Cape Breton, Guysborough and Antigonish

Colchester, East Hants, Cumberland and Pictou
1-844-855-6688

Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants
Addictions: 902-424-8866 / 1-866-340-6700 (toll-free)
Mental Health: 1-888-429-8167 (toll-free) 

NEED HELP NOW?

Mental Health Crisis Line
1-888-429-8167 (toll-free) 
Available 24 hours, seven days a week

Kids Help Phone
1-800-668-6868 (toll-free) 
Available 24 hours, seven days a week
Or call 911 or go to your closest emergency department.