Local Resources

Mental Health and Addictions with Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) offers no cost educational and cessation programs.

In Kings and Annapolis County, Tori Dixon, Community Health Worker specializing in Nicotine Addiction Treatment is available to chat with anyone who is concerned about their own or a loved one’s smoking. Call her directly at 902-365-1715 or email her at .

Read their Nicotine Addiction Treatment Brochure (PDF format requires Adobe Reader)

Mental Health and Addictions, NSHA, Annapolis Valley:
Please call 1-855-273-7110, Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30 (excluding holidays) to access any service at any Annapolis Valley site (Kings and Annapolis Counties). To access services else where in Nova Scotia go to NSHA.

The Smokers’ Helpline:
1-877-513-5333 (Nova Scotia) offers free advice and guidance on withdrawal symptoms, quitting methods, dealing with slips and relapses, managing stress, dealing with cravings and asking for support