Recreation Therapy – Mental Health
Mental Health

Recreation Therapy - Mental Health provides clients with opportunities to explore healthy leisure choices that enable the development of a variety of skills they can then transfer into their day-to-day lives. Recreation Therapy professionals engage clients in programs to help meet their physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs.

The benefits of recreation therapy in mental health include:
  • Decrease depression
  • Elevate emotional well-being
  • Increase independence
  • Increase self-esteem and build confidence
  • Increase motivation
  • Improve quality of life
  • Promote community integration
  • Reduce anxiety and stress
  • Reduce isolation
  • Strengthen mental well-being

Location, hours and contact information 

Tel: 902-478-2700 (Administrative Switchboard)
Tel: 902-478-1510 (Client Switchboard)
Tel: 902-567-8000
Tel: 902-465-8300 (Administrative Switchboard)
Tel: 902-464-3111
Tel: 902-464-3111
Tel: 902-464-3111

How do I access this program/service?

Contact the facility in your area for more information.