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New Glasgow Community Health Centre

This location, located across the street from the Aberdeen Hospital provides a variety of health services

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Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Offered at 9 locations

Nova Scotia Health offers chronic pain self-management in-person and virtual services and at clinics in locations around the province.

Some of the pain management strategies discussed in our program may...

You can refer yourself or you can be referred by a health care provider. In either case, you must call to activate your referral and express interest before you start the program. Your readiness and suitability for the program will be assessed to determine the best way to meet your needs.


Halifax Pain Self Management Program
Level 4 Room 4008, Pain Management Unit (4G)
Tel: 902-473-5471
Fax: 902-473-4126

The Pain Self-Management Program (PSMP) can help anyone who is ready to take an active part in learning strategies to improve their quality of life and learn non-medicinal ways of managing long-term pain.

The PSMP philosophy recognizes that pain affects the whole person (body, mind and spirit). It builds on concepts from psychology, physiotherapy and occupational therapy to introduce strategies that can help people living with long-term pain make positive change possible.

You can benefit from the program if you are eager to: learn more about yourself, learn non-medicinal ways of managing long-term pain, and learn how thoughts, emotions and behaviour can impact your pain. 

You must be willing and open to exploring current pain science and new possibilities in pain management, as well as challenging old attitudes and beliefs. Throughout the group program you will take an active part in learning strategies to improve your quality of life and developing a new plan for living more successfully with long-term pain.

During the sessions, the facilitators present material on by blending lecture, discussion from group participants, and hands-on learning experiences.

  •     Halifax PSMP format:  Sessions are held in the fall, winter, and spring. Please ask the program coordinator about session length and dates. Online and in-person options are available.

Chronic Pain Services

Offered at 10 locations

Chronic pain services helps individuals manage pain and improve their health, function and well-being. The chronic pain teams provides assessments, treatments and education for people with chronic pain.   

The teams...

mon Apr 15 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue Apr 16 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed Apr 17 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Apr 18 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri Apr 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sat Apr 20 Closed
sun Apr 21 Closed

A referral from your primary care provider (doctor or Nurse Practitioner) is required to be seen in one of our clinics.   


Tel: 902-473-4130
Fax: 902-473-4126

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