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Canadian Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs Cumberland Nova Scotia
|Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Canada, 2006|
A summary of the 2006 Census for Nova Scotia shows this District Health Authority population in comparison to others. Cumberland County experienced a 1.7 percent decline in population between 2001 and 2006.
Police, Fire, and Ambulance
Suicide & Crisis Lines
Adult help line
Kids Help Phone counsellors provide children and adolescents with immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency.
Public Health Services
Unit 4, 201 Brownlow Ave.
Problem Gambling Help Line
Refer to the Gambling Addiction Treatment <link to> section for a list of gambling addiction treatment resources.
See Nova Scotia Emergency Services listed above.
Department of Health
PO Box 488
Halifax NS B3J 2R8
YellowPages.ca has a directory of Nova Scotia Hospitals.
A map shows the 9 District Health Authorities (DHAs) in Nova Scotia.
In Nova Scotia, Addiction Services is provided through the nine District Health Authorities (DHAs). These services include drug, alcohol and gambling education, prevention and treatment. DHAs are administered by the Nova Scotia Department of Health.
The Addiction Services Cumberland District Health Authority
and its partners - Colchester East Hants Health Authority and Pictou County Health Authority -- provide a wide range of quality treatment and rehabilitation services to those affected by either alcohol, other drugs and/or gambling problems.
For more information on Addiction Services programs and services please contact an office near you:
18 South Albion Street
Amherst, NS B4H 2W3
Phone: (902) 667-7094
New Glasgow Office
825 East River Road
New Glasgow NS B2H 3S6
Phone: (902) 755-7017
East Hants Resource Center
Suite 150, 15 Commerce Court
Elmsdale NS B2S 3K5
(Off Park Street, Across from the Superstore)
Phone: (902) 883-0295
10 Princess St.
3rd Floor, All Saints Hospital
Springhill NS B0M 1X0
Phone: (902) 597-2156
Phone: (902) 597-8647 (24 HOUR HELP)
14 Court Street
Truro NS B2N 3H7
Phone: (902) 893-5900
199 Elliott Street
Pictou NS B0K 1H0
Phone: (902) 485-4335 (24 HOUR HELP)
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Programs that treat the physical aspects of alcohol and drug misuse such as withdrawal management (detox), addiction medicine, drug testing and methadone maintenance. For more information see the Medical Section.
Programs offered once or twice a week with, typically one to three hours per session and are either government-funded (free) or private (ranging $50 to $200 / hour depending on therapist qualifications). Meals and accommodation are NOT provided. For more information see the Outpatient Section.
Programs that provide counseling, meals and accommodation. Primary Treatment (usually 30 days) is intensive therapy followed by Support Recovery (usually 6 months or longer) where clients learn to transition back to society. Government-funded residential treatment is usually no cost or $50 per day but requires a referral from a family doctor, medical detox or government-funded outpatient clinic. Private treatment can range from $200 to $500 per day and does not require a referral. For more information see the Residential Section.
Meetings are social gatherings for people who desire to stop drinking (AA, LifeRing, etc.), drugs (NA, CA) or have a loved one that is struggling with alcohol or drugs (Al-Anon, Nar-Anon). These groups are NOT therapy. For more information see the Meetings section.
Trained professionals that assist families with family members who refuse to get help with an addiction. Fees are not covered by the government and can cost hundreds of dollars up to $5000 (plus travel expenses) depending on the interventionist. For more information see the Find an Interventionist section.