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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 Antigonish
Intake: 3rd Floor, 23 Bay Street, Antigonish, NS
Appointments/Service: 25 Bay Street, Antigonish, NS
Ph: 902 867-4500 ext. 4600
Child, Youth, & Family: 902 867-4500 ext. 4760
Toll Free: 1-888-291-3535 Ext. 1
Website: www.nshealth.ca/mental-health-addictions
Adolescent site www.beincontrol.ca

Addiction Services New Glasgow
690 East River Road
New Glasgow, NS B2H 3S6
Ph: 902 755-7017

Addiction Services Pictou
199 Elliott St.
Ph: 902 485-4335

Alcoholics Anonymous - Pictou Harbour Group
Old Pictou Rd., Pictou NS
Ph: 902 485-8606 (Ray), 902 485-8841 (Ken)

Alcoholics Anonymous - Antigonish
326 Main St., Antigonish
Ph. 902 863-3808

Alcoholics Anonymous - Trenton 24hr Group
13 Pleasant St., Trenton, NS
Ph. 902 755-6265 (Ken)

Alcoholics Anonymous - Stellarton Discussion Group
Sister Catherine Steele Centre, Stellarton, NS
Ph. 902 752-5033 (Lauchie)

Alcoholics Anonymous - Cape George AA Group
Old Cape George School, Cape George, NS
Ph. 902 863-4438 (Hugh), 902 863-6959 (Bob)

Alcoholics Anonymous - Lakevale Big Book Group
Mini Trial Community Centre (Formerly Lakevale School)
Lakevale, NS
Ph. 902 863-0081 (Gerry), 902 735-2430 (Dick)

Alcoholics Anonymous - Easy Does it Group
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church,
Church St., Westville, NS
Ph. 902 752-1836 (Jane), 902 695-6255 (Stan)

Alcoholics Anonymous - Hope Group
Sister Catherine Steele Centre, Stellarton, NS
Ph. 902 695-5793 (Robert), 902 759-3954 (Troy)

Alcoholics Anonymous - H.O.W. Group
New Glasgow Firehall (upstairs)
New Glasgow, NS
Ph. 902 752-4997 (Pat), 902 752-7638 (Gerald)

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:
Gamblers Help Line 1-888-347-8888
Narcotics Anonymous 1-800-205-8402
Pictou County Primary Care Detox Centre 902 485-4335
Smokers' Helpline - Canadian Cancer Society 1-877-513-5333

Addiction Services
Website: http://www.nshealth.ca/mental-health-addictions

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Website: http://www.camh.net/

Alcohol and Drug Prevention Publications by Health Canada
Website: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/adp-apd/index_e.html