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Advanced liver disease : changes in your quality of life

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi Organ Transplant Program. Psychology. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2286
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Being diagnosed with advanced liver disease can be confusing and scary. You will need to make changes in your life and think about difficult treatment options. You and your loved ones may have many emotions during this time. For example, you may feel scared, upset, or anxious. This is normal. This pamphlet explains what quality of life is. It lists common physical, social, mental, and emotional changes that can happen when you have advanced liver disease, as well as common worries you may have.…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Multi Organ Transplant Program. Psychology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Liver Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Liver--Diseases
Specialty
Digestive System
Abstract
Being diagnosed with advanced liver disease can be confusing and scary. You will need to make changes in your life and think about difficult treatment options. You and your loved ones may have many emotions during this time. For example, you may feel scared, upset, or anxious. This is normal. This pamphlet explains what quality of life is. It lists common physical, social, mental, and emotional changes that can happen when you have advanced liver disease, as well as common worries you may have. The pamphlet explains why and when you should get help, how to get help, what other supports are available, and what to do if you need mental health help right away.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Psychology, Multi Organ Transplant Program
Pamphlet Number
2286
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Anger after an acquired brain injury (ABI)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Acquired Brain Injury Ambulatory Care Teams. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1932
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Anger is a natural emotion. People with an ABI sometimes have problems with anger. It is important to manage your anger. If you do not manage your anger, it can hurt your relationships and make it hard for you to do things (like work or take part in social activities). Tips for managing anger are provided. A list of resources to find services and supports is given.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Acquired Brain Injury Ambulatory Care Teams
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Anger Management Therapy
Brain Injuries - psychology
Subjects (LCSH)
Anger
Brain--Wounds and injuries--Complications
Abstract
Anger is a natural emotion. People with an ABI sometimes have problems with anger. It is important to manage your anger. If you do not manage your anger, it can hurt your relationships and make it hard for you to do things (like work or take part in social activities). Tips for managing anger are provided. A list of resources to find services and supports is given.
Notes
Previous title: Anger After Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Acquired Brain Injury Ambulatory Care Teams
Pamphlet Number
1932
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Continuing care : important information for you

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Continuing Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2120
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This pamphlet explains what to expect while receiving supports and services offered by Nova Scotia Health Continuing Care and/or contracted service providers. It includes information about your plan of care, service decisions, your privacy, safety, and fees for service. The French version of this pamphlet 2188, "Soins continus - Information importante", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Continuing Care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Home Care Services
Long-Term Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Home care services
Long-term care
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to expect while receiving supports and services offered by Nova Scotia Health Continuing Care and/or contracted service providers. It includes information about your plan of care, service decisions, your privacy, safety, and fees for service. The French version of this pamphlet 2188, "Soins continus - Information importante", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Continuing Care
Pamphlet Number
2120
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East Coast Forensic Hospital: Community Client Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2274
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The Community Client Program is available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The Program is available to help in 2 ways: after you are given a conditional discharge from the Criminal Code Review Board (CCRB) or after you are found not criminally responsible (NCR) for an offense and the court releases you to the community. Program expectations and a list of community supports are provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Halfway Houses
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental health facilities--Discharge planning
Halfway houses
Abstract
The Community Client Program is available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The Program is available to help in 2 ways: after you are given a conditional discharge from the Criminal Code Review Board (CCRB) or after you are found not criminally responsible (NCR) for an offense and the court releases you to the community. Program expectations and a list of community supports are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: East Coast Forensic Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2274
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East Coast Forensic Hospital : Family and Friends

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2277
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This pamphlet is for family and friends of patients in the Forensic Assessment Corrections Treatment (FACT) Unit Program available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The FACT Unit is a 24-bed psychiatric assessment unit. Patients on this unit may be: remanded (sent back) from the judicial system for a court ordered assessment or admitted from a provincial correctional facility (prison) for treatment after becoming mentally ill. Program expectations and the role you will play in your loved one…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (15 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Correctional Facilities
Psychosocial Support Systems
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental health facilities--Discharge planning
Prisoners--Mental health services
Abstract
This pamphlet is for family and friends of patients in the Forensic Assessment Corrections Treatment (FACT) Unit Program available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The FACT Unit is a 24-bed psychiatric assessment unit. Patients on this unit may be: remanded (sent back) from the judicial system for a court ordered assessment or admitted from a provincial correctional facility (prison) for treatment after becoming mentally ill. Program expectations and the role you will play in your loved one's treastment are given. A list of community supports are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: East Coast Forensic Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2277
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East Coast Forensic Hospital : Forensic Assessment Corrections Treatment (FACT) Unit

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2276
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The Forensic Assessment Corrections Treatment (FACT) Unit Program is available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The FACT Unit is a 24-bed psychiatric assessment unit. Patients on this unit may be: remanded (sent back) from the judicial system for a court ordered assessment or admitted from a provincial correctional facility (prison) for treatment after becoming mentally ill. Program expectations and a list of community supports are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (12 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Correctional Facilities
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental health facilities--Discharge planning
Prisoners--Mental health services
Abstract
The Forensic Assessment Corrections Treatment (FACT) Unit Program is available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The FACT Unit is a 24-bed psychiatric assessment unit. Patients on this unit may be: remanded (sent back) from the judicial system for a court ordered assessment or admitted from a provincial correctional facility (prison) for treatment after becoming mentally ill. Program expectations and a list of community supports are provided.
Notes
Previous title: East Coast Forensic Hospital : Forensic Assessment Corrections Treatment (FACT) Unit Program
Responsibility
Prepared by: East Coast Forensic Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2276
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East Coast Forensic Hospital: Rehabilitation Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2275
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The Rehabilitation Program is available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. After your first Criminal Code Review Board hearing, you will work with your health care team to create a Recovery Plan. You will choose goals and learning to help you in your recovery. Program expectations and a list of community supports are provided.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (15 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Correctional Facilities
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental health facilities--Discharge planning
Prisoners--Mental health services
Abstract
The Rehabilitation Program is available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. After your first Criminal Code Review Board hearing, you will work with your health care team to create a Recovery Plan. You will choose goals and learning to help you in your recovery. Program expectations and a list of community supports are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: East Coast Forensic Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2275
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East Coast Forensic Hospital : Transition Bungalow Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1626
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The Transition Bungalow Program is available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The Program lets you test and practice your skills for living on your own before being discharged. You will live in a bungalow on the hospital grounds with other patients, or in the hospital in a 1-bedroom apartment. You can learn new skills to help you when you leave the hospital, and practice the skills you already have. Program expectations and a list of community supports are provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. East Coast Forensic Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (7 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Halfway Houses
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental health facilities--Discharge planning
Halfway houses
Abstract
The Transition Bungalow Program is available at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The Program lets you test and practice your skills for living on your own before being discharged. You will live in a bungalow on the hospital grounds with other patients, or in the hospital in a 1-bedroom apartment. You can learn new skills to help you when you leave the hospital, and practice the skills you already have. Program expectations and a list of community supports are provided.
Notes
Previous title: Bungalow Program : East Coast Forensic Hospital (ECFH)
Responsibility
Prepared by: East Coast Forensic Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1626
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Ethics tool : help with ethical issues

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2056
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Ethics Nova Scotia Health supports all patients, families, volunteers, staff, and health care providers when they need help making hard choices or when there is disagreement about what is most important. Ethics is about how we connect our actions and our values. We answer ethics questions by thinking about our values, or what is important to us. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. It may help to figure out what is worrying you or making y…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group.
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ethics
Subjects (LCSH)
Ethics
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
Ethics Nova Scotia Health supports all patients, families, volunteers, staff, and health care providers when they need help making hard choices or when there is disagreement about what is most important. Ethics is about how we connect our actions and our values. We answer ethics questions by thinking about our values, or what is important to us. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. It may help to figure out what is worrying you or making you upset. It may also help to think about your choices and talk with others about what is going on. This ethics tool can help you decide what is important and what to do. It includes things to think about when exploring the issue on your own or with others, and a list of ethics resources.
The French translation of this pamphlet 2142, "Outil d'éthique : Aide pour les enjeux d’éthique " is also available.
The Arabic translation of this pamphlet 2153, is also available.
The Chinese translation of this pamphlet 2168, is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Patient and family ethics tool : help with ethical issues
Responsibility
Prepared by: Ethics Leads Group, Nova Scotia Health with support from the Nova Scotia Health Ethics Network Reviewed by: Nova Scotia Health Patient, Family, and Public Advisory Council (PFPAC) Adapted with permission from: IWK Patient and Family Ethics Tool
Pamphlet Number
2056
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[Ethics tool : help with ethical issues]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2153
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This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 2056. Ethics Nova Scotia Health supports all patients, families, volunteers, staff, and health care providers when they need help making hard choices or when there is disagreement about what is most important. Ethics is about how we connect our actions and our values. We answer ethics questions by thinking about our values, or what is important to us. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group.
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ethics
Subjects (LCSH)
Ethics
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This is an Arabic translation of the English pamphlet 2056. Ethics Nova Scotia Health supports all patients, families, volunteers, staff, and health care providers when they need help making hard choices or when there is disagreement about what is most important. Ethics is about how we connect our actions and our values. We answer ethics questions by thinking about our values, or what is important to us. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. It may help to figure out what is worrying you or making you upset. It may also help to think about your choices and talk with others about what is going on. This ethics tool can help you decide what is important and what to do. It includes things to think about when exploring the issue on your own or with others, and a list of ethics resources.
The French translation of this pamphlet 2142, "Outil d'éthique : Aide pour les enjeux d’éthique " is also available.
The Chinese translation of this pamphlet 2168, is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Patient and family ethics tool : help with ethical issues
Responsibility
Prepared by: Ethics Leads Group, Nova Scotia Health with support from the Nova Scotia Health Ethics Network Reviewed by: Nova Scotia Health Patient, Family, and Public Advisory Council (PFPAC) Adapted with permission from: IWK Patient and Family Ethics Tool
Pamphlet Number
2153
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[Ethics tool : help with ethical issues]

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2168
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This is a Simplified Chinese translation of the English pamphlet 2056. Ethics Nova Scotia Health supports all patients, families, volunteers, staff, and health care providers when they need help making hard choices or when there is disagreement about what is most important. Ethics is about how we connect our actions and our values. We answer ethics questions by thinking about our values, or what is important to us. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Ethics Leads Group.
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Simplified Chinese
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Ethics
Subjects (LCSH)
Ethics
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
This is a Simplified Chinese translation of the English pamphlet 2056. Ethics Nova Scotia Health supports all patients, families, volunteers, staff, and health care providers when they need help making hard choices or when there is disagreement about what is most important. Ethics is about how we connect our actions and our values. We answer ethics questions by thinking about our values, or what is important to us. When you or someone you care about is sick or hurt, it can be hard to figure out what to do. It may help to figure out what is worrying you or making you upset. It may also help to think about your choices and talk with others about what is going on. This ethics tool can help you decide what is important and what to do. It includes things to think about when exploring the issue on your own or with others, and a list of ethics resources.
The French translation of this pamphlet 2142, "Outil d'éthique : Aide pour les enjeux d’éthique " is also available.
The Arabic translation of this pamphlet 2153, is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Patient and family ethics tool : help with ethical issues
Responsibility
Prepared by: Ethics Leads Group, Nova Scotia Health with support from the Nova Scotia Health Ethics Network Reviewed by: Nova Scotia Health Patient, Family, and Public Advisory Council (PFPAC) Adapted with permission from: IWK Patient and Family Ethics Tool
Pamphlet Number
2168
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Even After a Cancer Diagnosis : It's Never Too Late To Be Active

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0073
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A guide to physical activity and how it can affect cancer treatment. Answers questions about the benefits of being active, goal setting, and what supports are available to you.
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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
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Exercise
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Exercise
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Physical Fitness
Self Care
Abstract
A guide to physical activity and how it can affect cancer treatment. Answers questions about the benefits of being active, goal setting, and what supports are available to you.
Pamphlet Number
0073
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Harbour View Hospital Adult Day Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Harbour View Hospital. Adult Day Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
2046
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Harbour View Hospital’s Adult Day Program supports participants’ physical, mental, social, spiritual, and recreational needs. It also gives respite for caregivers. Topics include: Program info, who should attend, what will happen at the Program, how to join, and contact info.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Harbour View Hospital. Adult Day Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Recreation Therapy
Respite Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Recreation therapy
Respite care
Abstract
Harbour View Hospital’s Adult Day Program supports participants’ physical, mental, social, spiritual, and recreational needs. It also gives respite for caregivers. Topics include: Program info, who should attend, what will happen at the Program, how to join, and contact info.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Harbour View Hospital Adult Day Program
Pamphlet Number
2046
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Information for Male Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy Treatment to the Pelvis

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1338
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Cancer may be treated with a combination of treatments, radiation therapy is used to shrink cancer and lower the chance of it returning. This pamphlets describes how to prepare for the appointments, what will happen during your treatment, how long the treatments will take, and the possible side effects with coping strategies such as changing eating habits. The pamphlet describes the supports available to you and questions to ask your health care team.
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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 (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Male
Pelvic Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Urogenital Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Pelvis--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Genitourinary organs--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Men's Health
Radiotherapy
Abstract
Cancer may be treated with a combination of treatments, radiation therapy is used to shrink cancer and lower the chance of it returning. This pamphlets describes how to prepare for the appointments, what will happen during your treatment, how long the treatments will take, and the possible side effects with coping strategies such as changing eating habits. The pamphlet describes the supports available to you and questions to ask your health care team.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1338
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Information for Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy : Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI)

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1670
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Certain blood cancers and blood disorders are treated with a stem cell transplant. Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI), like chemotherapy, is given to get your body ready for the stem cells. This pamphlet describes why TMI has been recommended, what will happen during treatment, possible side effects, supports available, and suggested questions to ask your health care team.
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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 (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Hematologic Diseases - therapy
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Transplantation Conditioning
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood--Diseases--Treatment
Hematopoietic stem cells--Transplantation
Irradiation
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
Certain blood cancers and blood disorders are treated with a stem cell transplant. Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI), like chemotherapy, is given to get your body ready for the stem cells. This pamphlet describes why TMI has been recommended, what will happen during treatment, possible side effects, supports available, and suggested questions to ask your health care team.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1670
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Intimacy in long-term care

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Harbourview Lodge. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1939
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Sexual health is a person’s physical, emotional, mental and social wellbeing in relation to sexuality. The team at Harbourview Lodge supports elders’ decisions to have intimate relationships. We promote a respectful and non-judgmental environment. This pamphlet explains why expressing sexuality is an important part of the aging process. A phone number is included for more information.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Harbourview Lodge
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sexual Behavior
Aged
Homes for the aged
Subjects (LCSH)
Older people--Sexual behavior
Old age homes
Abstract
Sexual health is a person’s physical, emotional, mental and social wellbeing in relation to sexuality. The team at Harbourview Lodge supports elders’ decisions to have intimate relationships. We promote a respectful and non-judgmental environment. This pamphlet explains why expressing sexuality is an important part of the aging process. A phone number is included for more information.
Notes
Previous title: Intimacy in long term care
Responsibility
Prepared by: Harbourview Lodge
Pamphlet Number
1939
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It's Never Too Late to Stop Tobacco Use

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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0065
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Identifies how tobacco use can effect cancer, cancer treatment, and other diseases. Lists available supports.
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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
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Self Care
Smoking Cessation
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Self-care, Health
Smoking cessation
Specialty
Self Care
Abstract
Identifies how tobacco use can effect cancer, cancer treatment, and other diseases. Lists available supports.
Notes
Adapted from the “Quit smoking to get the best from your cancer treatment” pamphlet with permission from the University Health Network Patient and Caregiver Education Program.
Responsibility
approved by the Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
0065
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Mental Health and Addictions Day Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions Day Hospital. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2278
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The Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Day Hospital cares for people with intense mental health issues or concerns. It supports your recovery through outpatient (day) treatment, group therapy, and helping you stay connected with your loved ones and the community. This pamphlet explains how to take part in Day Hospital programs, how to access the Day Hospital, what care and programs the Day Hospital offers, and who is on your Day Hospital health care team. Information on how long you will take p…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Mental Health and Addictions Day Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Health Services
Hospitals, psychiatric
Subjects (LCSH)
Mental health facilities
Hospital care
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
The Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Day Hospital cares for people with intense mental health issues or concerns. It supports your recovery through outpatient (day) treatment, group therapy, and helping you stay connected with your loved ones and the community. This pamphlet explains how to take part in Day Hospital programs, how to access the Day Hospital, what care and programs the Day Hospital offers, and who is on your Day Hospital health care team. Information on how long you will take part in Day Hospital programs, how your team will decide what care you need, and how you and your loved ones can help with your healing journey is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
2278
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Mental Health and Addictions Recovery Support Program

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38161
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2324
Available Online
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The Recovery Support Program is for people who are 19 years of age or older, have problems with substance use and/or gambling, want to stop or lower their substance use and/or gambling, and want to use substances and/or gamble more safely. This pamphlet explains how to start the program, what supports are included, and what the Recovery Support Skills Group is. Information about whom to call for support and how to give program feedback is also provided.
Available Online
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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
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Substance-Related Disorders - therapy
Gambling - therapy
Harm Reduction
Subjects (LCSH)
Substance abuse
Gambling
Harm reduction
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
The Recovery Support Program is for people who are 19 years of age or older, have problems with substance use and/or gambling, want to stop or lower their substance use and/or gambling, and want to use substances and/or gamble more safely. This pamphlet explains how to start the program, what supports are included, and what the Recovery Support Skills Group is. Information about whom to call for support and how to give program feedback is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program Recovery Support Program
Pamphlet Number
2324
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Need help filling your belly or cupboards? Yarmouth food supports

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36619
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital Diabetes Centre. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2035
Available Online
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This pamphlet lists food and transportation supports in Yarmouth. Services are listed in the following categories: I need groceries; I need a meal; I need help with buying food; and I need help with getting around. Contact information and a brief description of each service is included.
Available Online
View Pamphlet
Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital Diabetes Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Food
Transportation
Subjects (LCSH)
Food
Transportation
Specialty
Food and Nutrition
Abstract
This pamphlet lists food and transportation supports in Yarmouth. Services are listed in the following categories: I need groceries; I need a meal; I need help with buying food; and I need help with getting around. Contact information and a brief description of each service is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Yarmouth Regional Hospital Diabetes Centre
Pamphlet Number
2035
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