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    Family Physicians

    Your Family Physician would normally be the first and main medical professional to provide care for persons suffering from Mood Disorders. Your Family Physician can make a referral to specialized services if needed.

    Websites:

    Capital District Health Authority Mental Health Program
    http://ourhealthyminds.com

    Canadian Mental Health Association, NS Division
    http://www.novascotia.cmha.ca

    IWK Mental Health and Addictions (for children and adolescents)
    http://www.iwk.nshealth.ca

    Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
    http://www.mayoclinic.com

    Mood Disorders Society of Canada
    http://www.mooddisorderscanada.ca

    Nova Scotia Government Mental Health Services
    http://www.gov.ns.ca/

    ANTIGONISH

    Depression Support Group
    http://www.depressionsupportgroup.com
    Ph: 902-867-1776
    help@depressionsupportgroup.com

    BEDFORD SACKVILLE

    Bedford Sackville Mental Health Depression Peer Support Group

    Contact: Jim Malone 902-471-1422
    help@depressionsupportgroup.com

    HALIFAX

    Canadian Mental Health Association, Halifax-Dartmouth Branch
    Contact: 902-455-5445

    Depression Peer Support Group
    Bayers Road Community Mental Health
    
Contact: Roy Muise 902-466-2011

    IWK Mental Health and Addictions (for children and adolescents)
    IWK Mental Health and Addictions
    Central Referral Services: 902-464-4110

    Laing House Family Support Group
    http://www.lainghouse.org/
    Contact: Maureen Fraser-McLaughlin at mmclaughlin@lainghouse.org or 902- 425-9018, ext 223

    Nova Scotia Bipolar Peer Support Group
    http://www.lainghouse.org/
    Contact: Susan Kilbride Roper at susanroper@eastlink.ca or 902-404-3445

    Halifax Regional Municipality telephone crisis support and mobile response
    Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 429-8167 or toll free 1-888-429-8167

    Truro

    Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Colchester East Hants Branch
Depression and Bipolar Self Help Group
    Ph: 902-895-4211

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