Counselling Resources and Youth Support Services 



The teen years can be difficult! Are you having trouble coping? Remember that information is power, and that knowing can be half the battle. Check out the links below if you think you are dealing with one or more of these issues and need some helpful  information:

Anxiety and Depression Disease Symptoms Suicide
Bullying Drug Information Teen Health - All about it!
Coping with stress Nutrition Teenage Pregnancy
Study Skills Sexuality and Relationships Anger The Eating Disorders Action Group based in Halifax, is a community- based organization that offers a variety of services and programs including peer support for individuals who experience disordered eating.

Kids Help Phone

This is a great site where you can get information and advice about how to deal with issues such as relationships, family, eating disorders, sexual violence, drug abuse, and suicide (among others).

Leave Out ViolencE - Changing Youth Violence into Youth Voice

Leave Out ViolencE (LOVE) is a not-for-profit organization that reduces violence in the lives of youth and in our communities by building a team of youth who communicate a message of non-violence.

Suite 225, 1657 Barrington Street  Halifax, NS   B3J 2A1

(902) 429-6616

Youth Path

YouthPath is your single access point to government related youth programs, services and information.



Phoenix Youth Programs

Helping Youth Rise Above'
Phoenix Youth Programs, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, has ten programs and services for at-risk and homeless youth between the ages of 12 24. Phoenix provides an innovative continuum of care from prevention to follow-up.

Nova Scotia Youth Secretariat - An Ednet Resource for Youth and Youth Issues

Teen Mental Health


Canadian Center on Substance Abuse  

This is a not-for-profit organization working to minimize the harm associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and gambling. It offers information on the nature, extent and consequences of substance abuse and supports and assists organizations involved in substance abuse treatment, prevention and educational programming. Their bilingual web site has a youth page and also includes a list of addiction centers by province. Check it out on the web page, or contact them at:

Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Resource Directory

This site is a comprehensive source for Canadian gay, lesbian and bisexual information. Features include a business directory, AIDS resources, gay and lesbian publications and youth services.

Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centers

Violence against women is one of the strongest indicators of prevailing societal attitudes towards women. The intent of the Canadian Association is to act as a force for social change regarding violence against women at the individual, the institutional and the political level.


Motive8 is a web zine for youth about transitions, setting goals, dreaming, developing skills, taking action, gaining knowledge, being creative making decisions and choices. Check out the world of lifelong learning at the School link; access career and work info at the Work link; get more info on everything from health and finance to building healthy relationships and creating personal success at the Personal link.

Click Here to see a long list of youth resource agencies and contact information.