Sponsors

Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia

Through the generosity of others, the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia aspires to provide hope, opportunity and most of all, community, to individuals who need it the most. 

Standing as a champion for over 200,000 Nova Scotians living with mental illness, the Foundation is committed to empowering transformation both their lives and the...

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Mental Health Professional Practice Councils

In Capital Health's Mental Health Program, most non-medical health professionals belong to a Council representing their discipline's presencen in the program. Councils are maintained for Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Spiritual Care and Recreation Therapy. These Councils assist members with mapping their professional standards onto work in the program, and in turn help the...

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Capital Health Mental Health Program

The Mental Health Program, together with the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry, provides crisis, emergency, inpatient and community mental health support in the Capital District. The majority of our services are available to adults; however, some are available to youth. To offer the best possible services, we work with clients, families and other providers.

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APNS

The Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia is a voluntary professional organization established in 1965 to represent psychology in Nova Scotia. APNS is the only provincial association devoted to representing the needs of psychology professionals in the province. APNS promotes psychology as a profession, as a science, and as a means of promoting human welfare.

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Addiction Prevention & Treatment Services (APTS)

Adults in the Capital Health district have the opportunity to access assistance with various types of addiction difficulties in their own neighbourhoods. APTS staff offer specialized assessment, individual and group counseling, different forms day-long programming and residential services as well. The agency address the abuse of alcohol and drugs, nicotine and gambling with cutting-edge...

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Dalhouse University - Faculty of Medicine - Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry is a clinical academic department within the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Their mission is threefold — to provide excellent clinical care, superior educational programs, and support cutting edge research in psychiatry. The Department of Psychiatry offers undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education in psychiatry...

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Egg Studios

Egg Studios is one of the foremost media, animation and film production studios in Atlantic Canada. In addition to their successes in commercial and business ventures, they have been at the forefront of using media to promote awareness about mental issues in the region. They have produced such important short films as Laura Burke's "Superhero" (featured in the Shorts-Scene session at Atlantic...

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The Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites

As Halifax’s most historic hotel, The Lord Nelson is the first choice for corporate events, international conferences, wedding receptions and dinners. The hotel’s elegance, charm and Maritime hospitality attracts guests from around the world, including royalty, politicians and celebrities.

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Red Sky IT Solutions Ltd.

Red Sky IT Solutions focuses on developing web solutions that compliment and enhance clients core business objectives. They realize people have limited time to spend maintaining thier web sites and web applications. They believe technology should work for you, not cause more work. They have more than lived up to this philosophy in their work with our festival with their...

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Megan Green - Design

Megan Green is a graphic designer living in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. She generated the poster for Atlantic Minds Wide Open, which has in turn become a basis for our website. You can see her cool work all over town and reach her at megangreen.design@gmail.com

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The Coast

From the first issue of the free newspaper—published June 17, 1993—to the latest blog post, The Coast has had a clear mission: to cover Halifax better than any other media organization on the planet. The Coast's weekly mix of award-winning news, arts and entertainment listings earned it membership in the international Association of Alternative Newsweeklies in 2003, a sure sign that...

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CarShareHFX

Mobility is crucial to a healthy, vibrant community. Isolation due to not having access to mobility can create further stress and disconnect to community.

CareShareHFX's mission is to create a system of mobility for people in Atlantic Canada that is accessible, cost effective and convenient. Car access is just one of the options available.

CarShareHFX provides our members with...

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Alderney Landing Theatre

Alderney Landing promotes community and cultural programming and is recognized as a unique destination and venue for business, arts and entertainment in Nova Scotia." Alderney Landing exists to enhance the recreational and cultural life of the region. Home to a state of the art theatre, art gallery, farmer's market, city library branch, ferry terminal, restaurants, shops and more, it has been...

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Creative Badger Services

Creatively giving a voice to communities is what Creative Badger Services does?

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Breathing Space Yoga Studio

Breathing Space Yoga Studio helps people Awaken the Extraordinary and become fully alive human beings. Through the transformational and healing nature of theirr yoga, their goal is to guide clients toward radiant well-being and emotional wholeness within a vibrant, caring community. Classes are offered from Introductory to Advanced and Master levels, as well as training in yoga instruction and...

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Mindful Mango Cafe

The Mindful Mango Cafe in the Bayers Road Plaza serves up wonderful food and drink - they are providing your food for the MIXER!

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Centre for Art Tapes

The Centre for Art Tapes is a not for profit artist-run, charitable, organization that facilitates and supports artists at all levels working with electronic media including video, audio, and new media. We provide services to a diverse membership, and the general public, that include production facilities, ongoing exhibitions and screenings.
 
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henhouse

Sharing a passion for well designed, hand-crafted furnishings, co-owners Sappho Griffin and Denise Coulter hatched henhouse in 2001. Since then they have grown their reputation by designing furniture that is built and finished by hand right here in Nova Scotia. They support local business and craft, and take pride in providing unique, durable products with classic styling.

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Java Blend

In 1938 Theodore Sideris had a vision; Coffee, "Direct from our roaster to your cup." Today, some 70 years later, Java Blend continues with that tradition. They are dedicated to excellence in coffee and building community through this wonderful beverage.

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Heartstring Productions

Heartstring Productions is a custom-designed and state-of-the-art film production and music recording space in central Halifax. To learn more about their capabilities and projects please visit http://www.heartstringproductions.ca

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Basil Audio Video Services

Whether it's a weeklong national conference, or an impromptu meeting at a local restaurant, we can make your event a success.

With a warehouse of high-end audio-visual equipment, and a dedicated team of experienced AV technicians, we can turn your vision into a reality. From the planning stage to closing remarks, we are here to help.

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EastLink TV

For over 40 years, Eastlink has been committed to empowering customers and communities through innovative telecommunications and entertainment services. We are dedicated to playing an active role in supporting charitable and non-profit organizations and activities that enrich the families and communities in which we operate. It’s all about moving forward, building stronger, healthier...

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Dartmouth Community Health Board

Health is a lot more than just health care services. People create health everyday where they live, work and play. The Dartmouth Community Health Board is interested in creating healthier communities, and works closely with community groups, organizations and citizens to make our neighbourhoods healthy, active and safe. In the simplest terms, a Community Health Board is the eyes, ears and...

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