Call Toll Free 24 Hrs - 1.877.746.1963

Help Line

Online Help Form

Please enter the code into the box below:

Captcha Test

Top Canadian Drug Rehab

How To Find Medical Addiction Treatment is a free online directory listing of alcohol and drug rehab programs and other addiction-related services located in Canada.

Canadian Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs Nova Scotia

Links to Other Nova Scotia Addiction Services by Type

Links to Outpatient Services on this Page

Nova Scotia Outpatient - Government or Contracted Agencies
Nova Scotia Outpatient - Private Practice Therapists

The Provision of Publicly Funded Mental Health & Addiction Services in Nova Scotia Service Boundaries by Geography

Addiction Services in Nova Scotia is operated by the 9 District Health Authorities: Southwest Health, Annapolis Valley Health, South Shore Health, Cumberland Health Authority, Colchester East Hants Health Authority, Capital Health, Pictou County, Guysborough Antigonish Strait, and Cape Breton.

Nova Scotia Outpatient Listings by City

Nova Scotia Outpatient Services - Government or Contracted Agencies

The following government outpatient addiction clinics are listed alphabetically by city. Please call ahead to make an appointment.


Pictou County Health Authority
30 Prince Arthur Street
Amherst, NS B4H 1V6
Phone: (902) 667-7094

Annapolis Community Health Centre
Annapolis Valley Health Authority
821 St. George Street
P.O.  Box 426
Annapolis Royal, NS  B0S 1A0
Phone: (902) 679-2392
Note: by appointment only.


Martha Centre, St. Martha's Regional Hospital
Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority
23 Bay Street
Antigonish, NS B2G 2G7
Phone: (902) 867-4500 ext. 4615 (Adult and Adolescent Services)
Toll Free: 1(888) 291-3535
Gambling Treatment: (902) 625-4368
Women's Services: (902) 867-4500 ext. 4600

Men's Health Centre Program
Family Service of Antigonish
195 Main Street
Antigonish, NS B2G 2B8
Phone: (902)863-2358
Note: team is made up of a Doctor and professional people who work in Addictions, Mental Health Public Health, and Family Services.

Cape Breton District Health Authority
Phone: (902) 295-2112

Barrington Passage
Southwest Health Authority
Suite 208 Causeway Professional Centre, #29 Highway 330
Barrington Passage, NS B0W 1E0
Phone: (902) 637-1432

Western Kings Memorial Health Centre
Annapolis Valley Health Authority
P.O. Box 490
Berwick, Nova Scotia
Canada, B0P 1E0
Phone: (902) 679-2392

Addiction Services
South Shore Health
Suite 200, Dawson Centre
197 Dufferin Street
Bridgewater, NS B4V 2G9
Phone: (902) 543-7882

Cape Breton District Health Authority
Phone: (902) 224-4042

Clare Medical Health Centre
Southwest Health Authority
8559 HWY 1
Meteghan Centre
Clare, NS B0W 2K0
Phone: (902) 645-3502

Digby (Digby General Hospital)
Southwest Health Authority
75 Warwick Street
Digby, NS B0V 1A0
Phone: (902) 245-5888

East Hants
East Hants Resource Centre
Pictou County Health Authority
Suite #250, 15 Commerce Court
Elmsdale, NS B2S 2K5
Phone: (902) 883-0295

Glace Bay
Cape Breton District Health Authority
Phone: (902) 842-4066

Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority
PO Box 225
Guysborough, NS B9A 2S1
Phone: (902) 533-2598


For Halifax government outpatient services listings see the Halifax Section of

Cape Breton District Health Authority
Phone: (902) 336-2404

Cape Breton District Health Authority
Phone: (902) 258-3300

Valley Regional Hospital
Annapolis Valley Health Authority
150 Exhibition Street
Kentville, NS B4N 5E3
Switchboard: (902) 678-2392
Patient: (902) 679-3315

AVH Chipman Building
Annapolis Valley Health Authority
15 Chipman Drive
Kentville, NS  B4N 3V7
Phone: (902) 679-2392 or 825-6828

Queens General Hospital
PO Box 370
Liverpool, NS B0T 1K0
Phone: (902) 354-3422

Fishermen's Memorial Hospital
PO Box 1180
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0
Phone: (902) 634-7325

Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
Annapolis Valley Health Authority
P.O. Box 730
Middleton, Nova Scotia
Canada, B0S 1P0
Phone:(902) 825-3411

New Glasgow Community Health Centre
Pictou County Health Authority
690 East River Road
New Glasgow, NS B2H 3S1
Phone: (902) 755-7017 (902) 755-7017

New Waterford
Cape Breton District Health Authority
Phone: (902) 862-2945

North Sydney
Cape Breton District Health Authority
Phone: (902) 794-7631

Port Hawkesbury
Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority
708 Reeves St., Unit 4
Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2S1
Phone: (902) 625-2363

Richmond County
Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority
Strait-Richmond Hospital
138 Hospital Road, RR#1
Cleveland, NS B0E 1J0
Phone: (902) 625-4366

Shelburne (Roseway Hospital)
Southwest Health Authority
Box 610
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
Phone: (902) 875-8645

Cape Breton District Health Authority
235 Townsend Street, 1st Floor
Sydney, NS B1P 5E7
Phone: (902) 563-2590
Toll-free: 1(888) 291-3535
Adolescent Services: (902) 563-2050
Gambling Treatment: (902) 563-2590
Women's Services: (902) 563-2010

Pictou County Health Authority
Victoria Court, Suite 205
14 Court Street
Truro, NS B2N 3H7
Phone: (902) 893-5900
Phone: (902) 893-4776 (Opiate Treatment)

Eastern Kings Memorial
Community Health Centre
Annapolis Valley Health Authority
23 Earnscliffe Avenue
Wolfville, NS B4P 1X4
Phone: (902) 542-2266

Nova Scotia Outpatient - Private Practice Addiction Therapists

Bedford - Private Practice Addiction Therapists

Breen, Glenn – M.Th., CCC, RCT
Registered Counselling Therapist
IWK Health Centre
Suite 207 - 967 Bedford Highway
Bedford, NS B4A 1A9
Phone: (902) 237-0542
Note: Treats children, teens, adults, families utilizing spiritual & pastoral counselling for issues including bereavement & loss, and addictions.

Brushett, Kelly – M.Sc., RMFT
1278 Bedford Highway
Bedford, NS B4A 1C7
Phone: (902) 488-5975
Note: treats general adolescent problems, behavioral difficulties with children, school-related concerns, family violence, drug and alcohol abuse, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, or other emotional and/or mental health disorders.

Hollihan, Karen - Med. (Psy), CCC, ADS
Capital District Health Authority
Bedford, NS
Phone: (902) 424-4485

Morrissey, Glenda – MA
GM Psychological Services Inc.
1360 Bedford Hwy.
Bedford, NS B4A 1E2
Phone: (902) 422-0225

Bridgewater - Private Practice Addiction Therapists

Payzant, Deborah C. - Clinical Therapist
Addiction Services
197 Dufferin St., Suite 200
Bridgewater, NS B4V 2G9
Phone: (902) 543-0833

Dartmouth - Private Practice Addiction Therapists

Boutilier, Felicia - BSc.O.T. (Reg) NS, MEd Counselling, CCC
Spectrum Consulting Services
3-644 Portland St. Suite 622
Dartmouth, NS B2W 2M3
Phone: (902) 222-5022
Note: Offers pain management counselling, career counselling, mental health issues, addiction, and eating disorders.

Whelan, John Joseph – Ph.D.
260 Wyse Rd, Suite 300,
P.O. Box 11, Lakeside,
Dartmouth, NS B3T 1M6
Phone: (902) 461-0476

Halifax - Private Practice Addiction Therapists

For Halifax private practice addiction therapists see the  Halifax Outpatient Section of .

Kentville - Private Practice Addiction Therapists

Graham, Kevin R., M.Div., M.Sc., CCC
150 Park Street
Kentville, NS
Phone: (902) 678-1349

Montgomery, Bonnie – M.Ed. (Counselling), CCC, RCT
Anthony & Montgomery Counselling Services
Kentville, NS
Phone: (902) 679-3022
Note: Areas of practice include psychotherapy for depression, stress, trauma, abuse, addiction, divorce planning, post divorce planning

Hosick, Jeffrey H. - Rev. Dr.
49 Parkview Avenue
Kentville, NS B4N 1P8
Phone: (902) 678-0538 
Note: a pastoral counsellor that works with individuals struggling with relationships, addictions, and sexual abuse.

Montgomery, Bonnie – RN, MA, M.Ed.(Counselling), CCC
Anthony and Montgomery Counselling Services
17 Alicia Blvd.
Kentville, NS B4N 4Y7
Phone: (902) 679-3022
Note: Treats stress, depression, addiction, relationship dysfunction, bereavement, trauma/abuse, divorce preparation, and post-divorce parenting.

Portuguese Cove - Private Practice Addiction Therapists

Buckley, Mike - MA, RPC, CCC
Bearings Counselling, Rehabilitation and Consulting Services
605 Ketch Harbour Rd
Portuguese Cove, NS B3V 1K1
Phone: (902) 346-2158
Note: Treats gambling, substance and process addictions, and co-dependency. Areas of practice include addictions, gambling, marital, family, couples, parenting, recovery from abuse, and family violence. More than 25 years professional experience working with individuals, couples,families and groups. Treatment is individually tailored providing both abstinence and harm reduction approaches as appropriate. Programs are individualized and matched through a thorough assessment process to address multiple addiction and addiction related problems.

Truro - Private Practice Addiction Therapists

Morrissey, Glenda – MA
GM Psychological Services Inc.
802 Prince St., Suite 202
Truro, NS B2N 1H1
Phone: (902) 896-0026

Scott, Carolyn - MA
Family Therapy & Resource Center
PO Box 1274
Truro, NS B2N 5N2
46 Inglis St., Suite 6
Truro, NS
Phone: (902) 897-2880

Thorne, Tammy – MTS (Counselling)
Christian Counselling Ministries
Truro, NS
Phone: (902) 893-3991
Note: Treatment for couples, individuals, and youth for addictions, communication skills, life skills, depression, stress, grief, and loss.

Wolfville - Private Practice Addiction Therapists

Aston, Shaughney - Clinical Therapist
Addictions Services N.S.
33 Cherry Lane
Wolfville, NS B4P 1T7
Phone: (902) 542-9546
Note: Treats addiction and sexual abuse.

Smith, John
Acadia University
11126 Highway 1
Wolfville, NS B4P 2R1
Phone: (902) 542-1156

Yarmouth - Private Practice Addiction Therapists

Bishara, Joe A. - M.ED, CCC, RCT-C
Yarmouth, NS
Phone: (902) 749-2843
Note: Areas of practice include child and adolescent, family therapy, grief and loss, addictions, stress, anxiety, and depression.

Geddes, Connie, MEd., CCC
Nova Scotia Community College
Yarmouth, NS
Phone: (902) 742-1144
Note: Treats trauma, abuse, recovery, and grief; spiritual issues of meaning/purpose; anxiety, depression, and addictions.

Yarmouth (Yarmouth Regional Hospital)
Southwest Health Authority
60 Vancouver St.
Yarmouth, NS B5A 2P5
Phone: (902) 742-2406
Note: open Monday to Friday 8:30AM to 4:30PM

back to top


Alcohol Drug Rehab Canada - Sunshine Coast Health Centre What Are Medical Programs What Are Outpatient Programs What Are Residential Programs What Are Mutual Support Groups What Are Interventionists Blog