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4-H NS Mental Health Resources

By February 6, 2024May 24th, 2024No Comments

Mental Health Support

We know that life can be tough, especially since COVID-19. Our team has compiled a list of resources that might be helpful for you.
  • 211 Nova Scotia
    Call 2-1-1
  • 4-H Canada Mental Health Resources
  • BetterHelp – Get Started & Sign-Up Today
    a service that can help you to find a therapist. You can sort through options based on what your needs are and what type of individual might fit best with you. There is also an app you can download for your mobile device. All sessions are virtual with better help.
  • Crisis Response Service (Cumberland Area): 902-667-3879, their hours are 8:30 – 4:30 M-F
  • Farm Family Support Line – 1-833-754-3692
    No cost, confidential and immediate support 24/7/365
  • Home – Hope for Wellness Helpline
    Hope for Wellness Helpline – call 1-855-242-3310
    Provides 24/7, culturally appropriate mental health counselling and crisis support for Indigenous peoples.
  • Kids Help Phone
    Kid’s Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 or Text CONNECT to 686868
  • KidsGrief.ca
    a website that helps parents navigate talking to their youth about facing loss.
  • MyGrief.ca – Because losing someone is hard…
    provides modules on specific losses. It also has real-life stories which may help you feel less alone in your grief.
  • Nova Scotia | Togetherall
    free mental health support to all Nova Scotians. It is available 24/7 and is anonymous.
  • Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line
    provides crisis intervention for children, youth and adults experiencing a mental health crisis or mental distress. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to support callers who present with suicidal thoughts, self-harming thoughts or behaviors, overwhelming anxiety, difficulty coping with distress, psychotic or distorted thinking, depression, substance use difficulties or any other self-identified mental health concerns. Crisis is self-defined by the individual calling for support.
  • The Do More Agriculture Foundation
  • We Talk. We Grow. Mental Health Support for NS Farmers.
    We Talk. We Grow. is an initiative to raise awareness about mental health and well-being of Nova Scotia’s farming community. It is led by Farm Safety Nova Scotia. On this website, you can request a Mental Health Kit and navigate resources.
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