Shelley has been trying to stop smoking for a while. She participated in a community stop smoking program with some success, but was drawn to a local stop smoking program for people living with mental illness due to the additional support it provided.
Jean Ann Attwood-Ryan, outreach worker and the Opioid Recovery Program received the Dr. M.A. Mian awards at the 2017 Living with Mental Illness and Addiction Conference for the impact they have had on the lives of people living with mental illness and addiction.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Addiction Services has partnered with the Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board’s SchoolsPlus Program and Family Services of Eastern Nova Scotia to hold a one-day HEADSTRONG Summit on October 24, 2017.