Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is requesting the public's assistance in locating 28-year-old Marcel David Lawrence, who has gone missing from a Dartmouth hospital. Anyone with information is asked to please contact their local law enforcement agency.
For Bloom Program coordinator Dr. Laura Miller, the most important medication many patients take away from their local pharmacies is often positive “connection with other human beings.” Miller started in June as Nova Scotia Health Authority’s provincial lead for the Bloom Program, which aims to improve the health and well-being of people living with mental illness and addictions by connecting them directly with pharmacists.
The Crossroads Clubhouse in Sydney, a mental health and addictions program since May 1994, is part of an international community that redefines what it means to live with mental illness and promotes unique recovery through genuine relationships and a deep commitment to working together.
Larry Baxter looked after his father for four years. He’s also been a part-time home care worker for 12 years. That experience, as well as his background working in the non-profit sector, made him an ideal candidate to be a volunteer patient family advisor (PFA) with Nova Scotia Health Authority’s continuing care team.