Depot Clinic (The)

The Depot clinic is a wide-ranging nursing service for adults 19 years and older diagnosed with a mental illness.  To qualify, the client must be followed by a NSHA Psychiatrist and have been started on a depot neuroleptic (long-acting injection) treatment. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) will also discuss any of the client’s current mental health or medication concerns and monitor their symptoms and overall wellness. The client’s health status and concerns are then shared with the other treatment team members and the client’s support circle (i.e.

Family Physician: Dartmouth (Pleasant Street Medical Group)

Pleasant Street Medical Group, located in Dartmouth is seeking locum coverage beginning May 5, 2017.  Short and long term opportunities are available.  This small friendly group practice is fee for service and uses Nightingale EMR.  Call is shared with several other clinics in Dartmouth.
Contact: Dr. Ann Wadden, or 902-469-2447

Beacon Program

The Beacon Program a long-term residential program for young adults ages 18 to 35 who are living with mental illness and want to make changes in their lives. People who come to the program typically stay about six months.

The Beacon House is located in Kentville,  and is available to people from anywhere in the province. While here clients gain information and skills to help them in their recovery journeys.

The Beacon Program offers hope, support and empowerment. 

Health Psychology

Health Psychology offers psychological interventions for those with chronic and acute health conditions. The main focus is on the patient's mental and emotional reaction to an illness or their recovery from an illness.

Adult Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Program

The Adult Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is an intensive treatment program for individuals who have a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or meet criteria for BPD but have not yet received a formal diagnosis. These individuals also struggle with persistent suicidal behavior, gestures, threats, or are presently engaging in non-suicidal self-harm behavior.

Seniors Mental Health Services

Seniors Mental Health Services helps seniors (65+) live independently and maintain a level of satisfaction with life.

The service provides assistance to those suffering from feelings of depression, anxiety, grief, memory loss and various types of dementia or other mental health problems.

Education and support services are available to their caregivers.

Women's Services

Women’s Services are designed to meet the specific needs of women who have an addiction or who are affected by the addiction of others. Help is offered through individual counseling and specialized group counselling and prevention programming.