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Survivors of Abuse Recovering is a community-based peer counselling service for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse in West Hants, Kings & Annapolis Counties (Nova Scotia, Canada)

concerned-350How do I get help?
To obtain a peer counsellor, call or email us using the contact information here.  Click here for more information. If you are currently in crisis, click here.

How do I volunteer?
We welcome both survivors and community allies to assist us in our work.  Click here for more information.

To have S.O.A.R. speak to your group or for further information on S.O.A.R, use the contact information here.

View/Download our Rack Card for more info.

Watch our videos where S.O.A.R. members describe how S.O.A.R. started, what it does, and how peer counselling helps survivors heal and grow.


Other resources:

  • If you need help immediately, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.
  • If you are in Nova Scotia, you can access the 24 hour mental health crisis response line at 1-888-429-8167.

Note new contact number for all Annapolis Valley NSHA MH&A services:
Mental Health and Addictions, NSHA, Annapolis Valley

  • Please call 1-855-273-7110, Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30 (excluding holidays) to access any service at any Valley site (Kings and Annapolis Counties)
  • If you are in crisis say “I am in crisis” and ask for Crisis Response when you call. A crisis is an emergency that threatens your immediate physical, emotional or mental health. Find out more at http://www.avdha.nshealth.ca/mental-health-addiction-services/get-help/im-crisis  After hours go to emergency, call 911 or the 24hr Mental Health Crisis Line above.
  • Visit www.gethelpnow.ca for more information.

Mental Health Services, West Hants
(902) 792-2042 Emergency