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Bienvenue aux Services communautaires de santé mentale et de traitement des dépendances : Régions d’Halifax, d’Eastern Shore et de West Hants

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax area, Eastern Shore, and West Hants. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1903
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Nous travaillerons avec vous pour répondre à vos besoins en matière de santé mentale et pour vous aider à diminuer ou à arrêter votre consommation d’alcool, votre usage du tabac ou des drogues ou votre dépendance au jeu. Nous travaillons aussi avec les familles et les amis touchés par la maladie mentale ou la dépendance. Il n’est pas nécessaire que vous suiviez un traitement pour que votre famille et vos amis obtiennent du soutien. La présente brochure a été conçue pour répondre à toutes vos qu…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax area, Eastern Shore, and West Hants
Alternate Title
Welcome to Community Mental Health and Addictions : Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Health Services
Community Mental Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Mental health services
Abstract
Nous travaillerons avec vous pour répondre à vos besoins en matière de santé mentale et pour vous aider à diminuer ou à arrêter votre consommation d’alcool, votre usage du tabac ou des drogues ou votre dépendance au jeu. Nous travaillons aussi avec les familles et les amis touchés par la maladie mentale ou la dépendance. Il n’est pas nécessaire que vous suiviez un traitement pour que votre famille et vos amis obtiennent du soutien. La présente brochure a été conçue pour répondre à toutes vos questions et préoccupations concernant les attentes, la sécurité et le respect de la vie privée et pour vous fournir les coordonnées des ressources en santé mentale dans la communauté. De l’information est fournie sur la façon de présenter de la rétroaction au sujet de votre expérience.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Welcome to Community Mental Health and Addictions: Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants" pamphlet 1877. We will work with you to address your mental health needs and to lessen or stop your use of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and/or gambling. We also work with family and friends who are impacted by mental illness and/or addiction. You do not need to be receiving treatment in order for your family and friends to get support. This pamphlet was created to answer any questions you may have surrounding expectations, safety and privacy concerns, and also gives contact information for mental health resources in the community. Information is given on how you can provide feedback about your experience.
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Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions, Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants
Pamphlet Number
1903
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IWK Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Programs at a Glance

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IWK. Social Work Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0961
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The IWK is a hospital for women, children, youth and their families located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mental Health and Addictions Program offers services to: 1) children and adolescents aged 0-19th birthday; and 2) Pre- and post-natal women (through the Reproductive Mental Health Service). The Mental Health and Addictions Program has three types of services: 1) Ambulatory (by appointment or Emergency department); 2) Non-acute inpatient (overnight 24 hours/5 days a week or 24/7); …
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Corporate Author
IWK. Social Work Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Addiction Medicine
Community Mental Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Substance abuse--Treatment
Abstract
The IWK is a hospital for women, children, youth and their families located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mental Health and Addictions Program offers services to: 1) children and adolescents aged 0-19th birthday; and 2) Pre- and post-natal women (through the Reproductive Mental Health Service). The Mental Health and Addictions Program has three types of services: 1) Ambulatory (by appointment or Emergency department); 2) Non-acute inpatient (overnight 24 hours/5 days a week or 24/7); and 3) Acute inpatient (overnight 24/7).
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
The Arabic version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Social Work Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0961
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[In Arabic] IWK Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Programs at a Glance

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IWK. Social Work Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0961-AR
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In Arabic language; translation of PL-0962. The IWK is a hospital for women, children, youth and their families located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mental Health and Addictions Program offers services to: 1) children and adolescents aged 0-19th birthday; and 2) Pre- and post-natal women (through the Reproductive Mental Health Service). The Mental Health and Addictions Program has three types of services: 1) Ambulatory (by appointment or Emergency department); 2) Non-acute inpatient…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Social Work Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Addiction Medicine
Community Mental Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Substance abuse--Treatment
Abstract
In Arabic language; translation of PL-0962. The IWK is a hospital for women, children, youth and their families located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mental Health and Addictions Program offers services to: 1) children and adolescents aged 0-19th birthday; and 2) Pre- and post-natal women (through the Reproductive Mental Health Service). The Mental Health and Addictions Program has three types of services: 1) Ambulatory (by appointment or Emergency department); 2) Non-acute inpatient (overnight 24 hours/5 days a week or 24/7); and 3) Acute inpatient (overnight 24/7).
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Social Work Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0961-AR
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[In French] Programmes de santé mentale et de traitement des dépendances du IWK

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IWK. Social Work Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0961-FR
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The IWK is a hospital for women, children, youth and their families located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mental Health and Addictions Program offers services to: 1) children and adolescents aged 0-19th birthday; and 2) Pre- and post-natal women (through the Reproductive Mental Health Service). The Mental Health and Addictions Program has three types of services: 1) Ambulatory (by appointment or Emergency department); 2) Non-acute inpatient (overnight 24 hours/5 days a week or 24/7); …
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Corporate Author
IWK. Social Work Team
Alternate Title
IWK Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Programs at a Glance
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Addiction Medicine
Community Mental Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Substance abuse--Treatment
Abstract
The IWK is a hospital for women, children, youth and their families located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mental Health and Addictions Program offers services to: 1) children and adolescents aged 0-19th birthday; and 2) Pre- and post-natal women (through the Reproductive Mental Health Service). The Mental Health and Addictions Program has three types of services: 1) Ambulatory (by appointment or Emergency department); 2) Non-acute inpatient (overnight 24 hours/5 days a week or 24/7); and 3) Acute inpatient (overnight 24/7).
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Social Work Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0961-FR
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Using opioids for chronic pain

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pain Management Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
0061
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Opioid medications are analgesics (painkillers), commonly known as narcotics. They are used to manage severe pain. This pamphlet explains when to take them, what to do if you miss a dose, special precautions, common side effects, and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention. Common concerns about tolerance, dependence, and addiction are explained. Instructions for storing opioids are given.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pain Management Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Analgesics, Opioid
Pain Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Analgesics
Pain--Treatment
Abstract
Opioid medications are analgesics (painkillers), commonly known as narcotics. They are used to manage severe pain. This pamphlet explains when to take them, what to do if you miss a dose, special precautions, common side effects, and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention. Common concerns about tolerance, dependence, and addiction are explained. Instructions for storing opioids are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pain Management Unit
Pamphlet Number
0061
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Using medication to manage pain

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pain Self-Management Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2090
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Medications can be important in treating and managing both short-term and chronic (ongoing) pain. This pamphlet explains the best way to take medication for chronic pain; what addiction, dependence, tolerance, and withdrawal are; and the possible side effects of medication for long-term pain. A list of resources for further info is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Pain Self-Management Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Medication
Pain Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Drugs
Pain--Treatment
Specialty
Pain Management
Abstract
Medications can be important in treating and managing both short-term and chronic (ongoing) pain. This pamphlet explains the best way to take medication for chronic pain; what addiction, dependence, tolerance, and withdrawal are; and the possible side effects of medication for long-term pain. A list of resources for further info is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pain Self-Management Program
Pamphlet Number
2090
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Home-based Withdrawal Management Pilot

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2138
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The Home-based Withdrawal Management Pilot is for people who are at low risk of severe (very bad) or complicated withdrawal and may benefit from medication-assisted alcohol withdrawal in a home or community setting. This pamphlet describes addiction, alcohol withdrawal, and symptoms (common, less common, rare). It also explains medication information that can help symptoms, home support, and things you can do to help yourself during withdrawal. Common questions are answered such as how long the…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Alcoholism - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Alcoholism--Treatment
Abstract
The Home-based Withdrawal Management Pilot is for people who are at low risk of severe (very bad) or complicated withdrawal and may benefit from medication-assisted alcohol withdrawal in a home or community setting. This pamphlet describes addiction, alcohol withdrawal, and symptoms (common, less common, rare). It also explains medication information that can help symptoms, home support, and things you can do to help yourself during withdrawal. Common questions are answered such as how long the process will take, and what will happen after the process is over. Information on how to contact the Withdrawal Management Unit and how to give feedback on the pilot program is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
2138
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Home-based Withdrawal Management Pilot for support persons

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2139
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Your loved one is enrolled in the Home-based Withdrawal Management Pilot. The Home-based Withdrawal Management Pilot is for people who are at low risk of severe (very bad) or complicated withdrawal and may benefit from medication-assisted alcohol withdrawal in a home or community setting. This pamphlet describes addiction, alcohol withdrawal, and symptoms (common, less common, rare). It also explains how you can support your loved one during the withdrawal process. Medication information that c…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (17 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Alcoholism - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Alcoholism--Treatment
Abstract
Your loved one is enrolled in the Home-based Withdrawal Management Pilot. The Home-based Withdrawal Management Pilot is for people who are at low risk of severe (very bad) or complicated withdrawal and may benefit from medication-assisted alcohol withdrawal in a home or community setting. This pamphlet describes addiction, alcohol withdrawal, and symptoms (common, less common, rare). It also explains how you can support your loved one during the withdrawal process. Medication information that can help your loved one manage their symptoms, and additional things you can do to help your loved one through the withdrawal process are provided. Common questions are answered such as how long the process will take, and what will happen after the process is over. Information on how to contact the Withdrawal Management Unit and how to give feedback on the pilot program is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
2139
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Mental Health and Addictions Services

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1683
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Includes local and toll-free phones numbers to call for mental health and addictions support, listed by location. All services are available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Addiction Medicine
Community Mental Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Hospitals--Substance abuse services
Specialty
Addiction Medicine
Mental Health Services
Psychology
Abstract
Includes local and toll-free phones numbers to call for mental health and addictions support, listed by location. All services are available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1683
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