Outpatient Addiction Services (Child and Adolescent)
Addictions

The IWK Health Centre provides children and adolescents throughout the province with specialized mental health and addictions services. To learn more about these services visit the IWK Health Centre website.

Outpatient Addiction Services provide age-appropriate programs designed to meet the unique substance-use and gambling-related needs of adolescents. 

These services include interactive, skill-building education, specialized community and school-based health promotion, prevention, early intervention and treatment programs. 

Counselling is also available to help teens and their families with concerns about their own, a friend or family member’s use of substances or involvement with gambling. 

Location, hours and contact information 

Chipman Building
Tel: 1-855-273-7110
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays 

Clare Medical Health Centre
Tel: 902-245-4709
By appointment only.

Dawson Centre
Tel: 1-877-334-3431
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding holidays 

Soldiers Memorial Hospital
Tel: 1-855-273-7110
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding holidays 

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Tel: 902-742-4222
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm, excluding holidays 

Various schools in the community

How do I access this service?

To access this program you can be referred by your doctor,  pediatrician, school or self-refer by calling:

  • 1-877-334-3431 – South Shore 
  • 1-855-273-7110 – Annapolis Valley 
  • 1-844-380-4324 – South West