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Review of treatment for adults who self-harm

An updated Cochrane review has found that there is currently no clear evidence for the effectiveness of antidepressants, antipsychotics, mood stabilisers, or natural products in preventing repetition of self-harming behaviours. Self-harm (SH), which includes intentional self-poisoning/overdose and self-injury, is a major problem in many countries and is strongly linked to suicide. It is therefore important […]

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Support the Schizophrenia Society

The Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia has an opportunity to win a $10,000 prize through CanadaHelp’s Great Canadian Giving Challenge. For every single dollar donated online to the SSNS through CanadaHelps, the SSNS will be entered into the draw to win $10,000 – so donations of any amount are greatly appreciated!  More information can be found […]

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March is Pharmacy Awareness Month

Pharmacists: Trusted Care When and Where You Need It   Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your medications and your pharmacist. Tell your pharmacist about everything you take Even vitamins and natural supplements matter, because they could interact with your other medication. Your pharmacist can help you avoid serious […]

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Eating for your mental health

Dietitians from the Capital District Health Authority are hosting a series of sessions throughout the district on topics such as: Learning about nutrients that support good mental health Discovering the best food sources of these nutrients Receiving tips on budgeting and meal planning PLUS – recipes to help get you started! You can read more […]

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More Bloom pharmacies ready to enrol patients

From December 1st there are several more pharmacies across the province who are ready to enrol Bloom patients.  Following an extensive application process demonstrating eligibility the following pharmacies are now ready and willing to help: Scotia Pharmacy, Gottingen St, Halifax Pictou Pharmasave Cheticamp Pharmacy Amherst Pharmasave Click here to go to the participating pharmacy’s page

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