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  An Innovative Approach to Delivering Health Care To People With Pain & Addiction

Who We Are

 

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Upcoming Continuing Professional Development Opportunities

 

Monthly Virtual Learning Webinar

July 14, 2021: Stimulant Use Disorder & Psychosis - Dr. Pam Arenella

Project ECHO Sessions

July 28-Aug 25, 2021: Bill C7 & Changes to MAID in Chronic Pain Sessions

Session and registration details can be found on the following Flyer

The  Safer Opioid Prescribing Program 

 

The Nova Scotia Health Authority’s AMN-P&A in partnership with Doctors Nova Scotia is pleased to offer the Safer Opioid Prescribing Program. Developed and presented by the University of Toronto, the course is evidence-based, free of industry conflicts of interest and available to physicians, medical residents and nurse practitioners who prescribe opioids. 

News & Publications
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07-12-2021
 
The People in Pain Network (PIPN), an organization that supports people living with pain through peer support, is providing two virtual support groups. See flyer for more information.
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06-09-2021
 
New Pain & Addiction Clinic in Dartmouth: The Pain Management Unit at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in partnership with the North End Community Health Centre has opened a new collaborative, inter-disciplinary clinic. Clinic Flyer  Clinic Referral Form

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05-27-2021
 
Congratulations to the AMN-P&A's Medical Director, Dr. Sam Hickcox on being appointed Chief Officer of the Office of Mental Health and Addictions. Announcement

AMN-P&A is Supported by

AMN-P&A is Endorsed by
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05-06-2021
 
Final report from Canadian Pain Task Force released from Health Canada. 
Read report

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04-06-2021
 
Simplified guideline for prescribing medical cannabinoids in primary care 
Read guideline

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04-06-2021
 
Nova Scotia Health & the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia collaborate to support Nova Scotians impacted by the mass casualty of April 18 & 19, 2020
Free Psychological Sessions

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04-06-2021
 
IWK Mental Health and Addictions Program develop resources that may assist Nova Scotians in coping with the upcoming anniversary of the tragedy of April 18 & 19, 2020. 
Parents Acknowledging the Anniversary
Educators Acknowledging the Anniversary
Addressing the Anniversary of a Tragedy Key Considerations for Schools

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