Mental Health and Addictions – Addictions Day Treatment Program

Provided by: Nova Scotia Health Authority - Central Zone

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Service Description

COVID-19 UPDATE: NSHA Mental Health and Addictions clinicians are still available and can meet with you over the phone or through virtual video visit software

Please visit their website for more information: https://www.nshealth.ca/content/online-mental-health-services


A 2-week program for individuals that require a more intensive and daily treatment option.

Individuals may benefit from this type of program if they recently left an inpatient treatment program (i.e. detox) or need more help making changes to their substance use and/or gambling after trying other community based treatment methods.

The program includes:

  • A focus on increasing your understanding of addiction and recovery  
  • Developing skills to improve your ability to cope with difficult emotions
  • Development of a personal recovery plan/li>
  • Self-care practice while in the program and the support to continue recovery efforts in the community
  • Inclusion of family or loved ones in the treatment process

Explores a variety of topics and skills such as:

  • Relapse prevention
  • Refusal skills
  • How the brain is impacted by addiction
  • Self-care strategies
  • Healthy leisure options
  • Mindfulness
  • Coping with anxiety

Eligibility

Adults 19 or over with moderate to severe substance use disorder and/or gambling issues

Application Process

A referral from your Mental Health and Addictions Program clinician is needed to attend this program

Documents Required

Nova Scotia health card

Fees

No fees

Languages Offered

English

Coverage Area

Halifax Regional Municipality • West Hants

Contact Details

Hours of Operation

Mental Health and Addictions Intake is available by phone Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm • The line is voicemail only on evenings, weekends and statutory holidays

Program meets Monday-Friday, 9:30am-3:30pm (except for every second Tuesday when the program meets 1pm-6:30pm)

Bayers Road Community Mental Health and Addictions – Halifax

Address:
Bayers Road Centre
7071 Bayers Road, Suite 109
Halifax NS  B3L 4T7
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Mailing Address:
Bayers Road Centre
7071 Bayers Road, Suite 109
Halifax NS  B3L 4T7

Site Info

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Site Hours

Monday
8:30am–4:30pm
Tuesday
8:30am–7:30pm
Wednesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Thursday
8:30am–4:30pm
Friday
8:30am–4:30pm

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area

Halifax Regional Municipality • West Hants