Shelley has been trying to stop smoking for a while. She participated in a community stop smoking program with some success, but was drawn to a local stop smoking program for people living with mental illness due to the additional support it provided.
Nova Scotia’s Mental Health Crisis Telephone Line is getting upgrades this week that will allow callers to wait on the line for the next available crisis intervenor should they not get through immediately, rather than leaving a message.
Jean Ann Attwood-Ryan, outreach worker and the Opioid Recovery Program received the Dr. M.A. Mian awards at the 2017 Living with Mental Illness and Addiction Conference for the impact they have had on the lives of people living with mental illness and addiction.