Your public library is committed to bringing you a wide range of books, materials and information about your health and wellness. Your local public library can help. We have lots of resources to assist you.
Visit our Health & Wellness Resource Center database for electronic articles and up-to-date information on Substance Abuse. This service provided by your public library is accessible and free to those having a Pictou-Antigonish Regional library card.
Addiction Services provides comprehensive prevention, education and treatment services to individuals, families and communities affected by substance abuse and/or gambling. Referrals may be made by family members, professionals or members of self-help groups. Self referrals are also accepted.
Addiction Services New Glasgow
Aberdeen Professional Centre
1st Floor, 835 East River Road
New Glasgow, NS B2H 3S6
Ph: 902 755-7017
Addiction Services Pictou
199 Elliott St.
Ph: 902 485-4335
Main St., Antigonish
Ph: 902 863-3808
Problem Gambling Helpline
24 hours/7 days a week
Toll free: 1-888-347-8888
A Smoking Cessation program for Women is offered by Addiction Services at Lindsay's Health Centre for Women located at the Antigonish Women's Resource Centre
204 Kirk Place, 219 Main St. Antigonish
Ph: 902 863-6221
Self Help Resources:
Alcoholics Anonymous 902 863-3808
Al-A-Non (Helping Hands Group) 902 863-6716
Al-A-Teen 902 863-6716
Gamblers Help Line 1-888-347-8888
Narcotics Anonymous 1-800-205-8402
Recovery House (902) 863-5661
Pictou County Primary Care Detox Centre 902 485-4335
Smokers' Helpline - Canadian Cancer Society 1-877-513-5333
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Alcohol and Drug Prevention Publications by Health Canada
Health Connections Resource Centre
HEALTH CONNECTIONS in the People's Place Library. 283 Main Street, Antigonish, NS B2G 2C3
Ph: 902 863-7369
Fax: 902 863-9318
Provides free health information and support.