ABLE Program

Contact Information For NS Health Authorities

NS Health Authority Web Address Phone Number
South Shore District Health Authority http://www.ssdha.nshealth.ca/ 902-527-5200
South West Nova District Health Authority http://www.swndha.nshealth.ca/ 902-742-3541
Annapolis Valley Health http://www.avdha.nshealth.ca/ 902-538-3431
Colchester East Hants Health Authority http://www.cehha.nshealth.ca/  902-893-5554
Cumberland Health Authority http://www.cha.nshealth.ca/  902-661-1090
Pictou County Health Authority http://www.pcha.nshealth.ca/  902-752-7600
Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority http://www.erhb.ns.ca/ 902-867-4273
Cape Breton District Health Authority http://www.cbdha.nshealth.ca/ 902-567-8000
Capital District Health Authority http://www.cdha.nshealth.ca/  902-481-5800
(Public Health)

For information on Walk-in Clinics available throughout Nova Scotia, visit: http://www.doctorsns.com/content.aspx?cid=993


Resources

The following resources can be used to find information dealing with the stressors/demands you may be facing :

  • Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
    Human Resources and Skills Development Canada illustrates how people are experiencing often extreme levels of stress due to the conflict between work and home.

  • Canadian Centre for Occupational Healthy and Safety (CCOHS)
    This website offers health and safety information in Canada, with links to reliable resources providing answers to workplace health and safety questions and information to help you thrive and benefit at work.

  • Canadian Mental Health Association
    This website for the Canadian Mental Health Association makes available numerous links on mental health services and resources.

  • Healthy U
    Healthy U was developed as a public information and education campaign to support and encourage healthier lifestyles by providing access to information on healthy eating and active living.

  • Lone Parents
    The lone parents' website caters to the needs of single parents who are looking for practical advice when it comes to re-entering the job market. It also provides many links on such topics as sleeping problems, depression, counselling, job centres, and child care.

  • Caregivers of Nova Scotia
    The Caregivers of Nova Scotia website presents information for caregivers as well as information for those who require care.

  • Check Up from the Neck Up
    This site, created by the Mood Disorders Association of Canada, provides online self-assessments and facts sheets for mental health-related topics such as Depression, Anxiety and Seasonal Affective Disorder.