Office of Addictions and Mental Health

The Office of Addictions and Mental Health works with Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA), IWK Health Centre (IWK) and community partners to provide mental health and addictions education, prevention, treatment and recovery programs. We also promote mental health and wellbeing.

We fund mental health and addictions services (outpatient, inpatient and crisis support) and help make sure that addictions treatment and recovery is accessible throughout the province. We also work with healthcare and community partners to help reduce risks for youth and adults, including programs for pre-school age children with autism and children, youth and adults impacted by sexual violence.

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Kathleen Trott
Deputy Minister

Dr. Samuel Hickcox
Chief Officer

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Office of Addictions and Mental Health
PO Box 488
Halifax NS B3J 2R8