National Volunteer Week
Apr
23
Apr 29

National Volunteer Week

  • Canada

The Foundation needs volunteers for many things. Volunteers lend their time and talents to help support events, awareness, and administration. Thank you for your interest in joining our community of support!


A Different Stage of Mind
Mar
24
7:00 pm19:00

A Different Stage of Mind

  • World Trade & Convention Centre

A variety show like no other! This Foundation signature fundraiser is always a delight for the audience and performers alike.

Mental Health For All: Coffee House
Feb
11
1:30 pm13:30

Mental Health For All: Coffee House

  • CMHA Halifax-Dartmouth Branch Office

The Mental Health For All Coffee House winter series continues!  This event features live musical entertainment, refreshments and more!  Free admission and all welcome! 

Saturday, February 4th - Larry Williams

Saturday, February 11th - "Open Mic"

Made possible by a grant from the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia and donation and fundraising by CMHA Dartmouth.

Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Feb
5
Feb 12

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

  • Eating Disorders Nova Scotia

Eating Disorders Awareness Week is a nationally recognized week designed to raise awareness of eating disorders. In Canada, it is held during the first full week in February. Eating disorders are serious, complex mental illnesses that can impact anyone.

With support and treatment, full recovery is possible.

Mental Health For All: Coffee House
Feb
4
1:30 pm13:30

Mental Health For All: Coffee House

  • CMHA Halifax-Dartmouth Branch Office

The Mental Health For All Coffee House winter series continues!  This event features live musical entertainment, refreshments and more!  Free admission and all welcome! 

Saturday, February 4th - Larry Williams

Saturday, February 11th - "Open Mic"

Made possible by a grant from the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia and donation and fundraising by CMHA Dartmouth.

Heavy by Taylor Olson: Feb 1st-5th
Feb
1
Feb 5

Heavy by Taylor Olson: Feb 1st-5th

  • Bus Stop Theatre

Taylor Olsen (Co-Creator of Red Fish) is back on stage with Heavy; a drama about one father's struggle with body shaming, self loathing, eating disorders, and parenting on the journey to self love, body positivity and becoming a superhero dad.

Written and performed by Taylor Olson

Bell Let's Talk Day
Jan
25
12:00 am00:00

Bell Let's Talk Day

We've started a conversation about mental health. Now, let’s take it one step further. Let’s work together to help increase awareness, reduce stigma, and change behaviours and attitudes about mental health issues. Let’s talk about what matters most.

For a list of organizations that may be of support to you, please visit: http://letstalk.bell.ca/en/get-help.

HUGS for Mental Health Day
Oct
1
10:00 am10:00

HUGS for Mental Health Day

  • Halifax Shopping Centre

Kick off Mental Illness Awareness Week: Join the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia and our wonderful team of volunteers to help spread awareness about mental illness, and show support!

Trails N' Tails Charity Hike
Sep
24
10:00 am10:00

Trails N' Tails Charity Hike

  • Uniacke Estate Museum & Park

On Saturday September 24th 2016, humans and hounds alike will hit the trails of Uniacke Estate Museum Park in support of first responders with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in need of service dogs.

Presented by Muddy Paws Adventures and The Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia, Trails N’ Tails is a 60 minute nature hike  through some of Hants County’s most picturesque trails. Participants have the option to make a donation or collect pledges with all proceeds going directly to the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia’s  First Responder PTSD Service Dog Initiative.

Northwood's Brake the Stigma Car Raffle Draw
Sep
10
12:00 am00:00

Northwood's Brake the Stigma Car Raffle Draw

  • Northwood

The Northwood Foundation launched its “Brake the Stigma Car Raffle” recently to raise money to support Northwood’s mental health initiatives. Purchase your raffle tickets now!  You could win a 2016 Honda Civic SE! A percentage of proceeds will also support the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Annual General Meeting
Jul
7
10:00 am10:00

Annual General Meeting

  • Hugh Bell Library - Nova Scotia Hospital

Join the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia as we look back on successes of 2015-2016, and forward to the 2016-2017 year!

Sham Rock Dance
Mar
5
Mar 6

Sham Rock Dance

  • Sackville Kinsmen Community Centre

Community fundraiser hosted by JSMT Fundraising Society. Proceeds support the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Food 4 Thought
Oct
10
7:00 pm19:00

Food 4 Thought

  • Rodd Grand Yarmouth

This World Mental Health Day, Rodd Hotels & Resorts presents Food 4 Thought, centred around 4 families, 4 courses, and 4 fundamentals of mental health support. Learn more about taking part!

Cash Can
Aug
17
Sep 27

Cash Can

The Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia has been selected as an NSLC Cash Can recipient for this time period.