Help is available.
If you or someone you know has a problem with alcohol, other drugs, or gambling, help is available. Our programs are effective. There is hope. Addiction Services is available near you in locations throughout Nova Scotia. Contact your local hospital or clinic to find out more.
Addiction Services provides comprehensive prevention and treatment services to individuals, families and communities. Our programs help people harmfully involved with alcohol, other drugs or gambling, as well as provide support to family members and significant others. We are accredited by the Canadian Council on Health Services for our high standards, professionalism and maintaining best practices.
We help sisters, brothers, moms, dads, husbands, wives, co-workers and best friends achieve a safe and healthy lifestyle. We help Nova Scotians of any age. Our programs result in positive change for our clients and improved community health.
An Addiction Services staff member will talk with you about your situation and help you move forward. Our staff believes confidentiality is the foundation of your trust in us. The first step is a big step, but we can help. We are deeply committed to your well-being.
The Withdrawal Management program is designed for those individuals who need supportive counseling and medical assistance to deal with the physical and psychological withdrawal stages of dependency and addiction.
This short term program (provided both on an inpatient and day basis) helps individuals better understand the nature of substance misuse, relapse signs and symptoms and early coping strategies to avoid harmful involvement with alcohol, drugs and gambling.