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Christian Resources

Focus in the family Canada If you are struggling and don’t have someone to talk to, please contact us. You can schedule a free, one-time consultation with one of our counsellors by calling 1-800-661-9800 and asking for the care associate.

Crossroads pray line

If you would like to have someone pray with you please contact crossroads at 1-866-273-4444 or crossroads.ca 
Archway Christian Counselling Services Truro, Halifax, New Glasgow

 
 

Grief

The following links have been provided by Canadian Virtual Hospice to help people cope with the recent tragic events in the province:

MyGrief.ca – helps you understand and work through grief

KidsGrief.ca – “Explaining tragic world events”

MyGriefToolBox.ca – “Responding to the stresses of paramedicine”
 
 

Covid 19

Advocacy & Parenting
Advice for public health & healthy parenting
Adults
 

Coping with crisis: After tragic events – Canadian Red Cross Blog

 
Children
 

Talking with Children about Tragic Events | Grief Resources | The Dougy Center

 

Helping Children with Tragic Events in the News | PBS KIDS for Parents

 
Anxiety & Depression 
 

MindShift CBT – a completely free, scientifically-based mobile app designed to help people of all ages cope with and work through mild to moderate anxiety. MindShift CBT is available for both Android and iOS.

Here’s a quick overview: you’ll be able to access guided meditations and visualizations, get quick relief, track anxiety over time, work through CBT activities, set goals, and easily export data to facilitate communication with a psychologist, counsellor, or therapist. You’ll learn to relax, develop more effective ways of thinking, and take active steps to take charge of your anxiety

It’s completely free and only requires a quick sign up, so feel free to check it out!

 

Crisis Lines


Kids help phone is accepting texts and calls from both youth and adults 24/7
Text CONNECT to 686868 or call toll free 1-800-668-6868

The Mental health Mobile crisis line is 902-429-8167 or toll free 1-888-429-8167
**If you need to talk to someone about what has happened you can text NSStrong to 741741
 
Local Resources
 
Are you struggling with mental illness? Do you live with someone who struggles with mental illness? Emmanuel Church is launching a brand new group-based support ministry. Check it out, sign up, and together we will journey toward healing, wholeness and hope!
 

Greenwood Family Health Clinic

83 School RdGreenwood, NS
B0P 1N0
Phone: 902-765-6340
Fax: 902-765-6345

Middleton Collaborative Practice

Middleton Collaborative Practice
452 Main Street
Middleton, NS
B0S 1P0
Phone: 902-825-1095
Fax: 902-825-6973   

Kingston Family Health Centre

1540 Bridge Street
Kingston, NS
B0P 1R0
Phone: 902 765-4494
Fax: 902-825-1055
 
Support for those affected by the Nova Scotia Tragedy