New clients can self-refer directly by calling (902) 561-1100 or by emailing below. Our Client Services Coordinator will follow up with you to answer your questions and match you with the therapist best suited for your unique situation. Third-party referrals from healthcare and related service providers are also welcome. Referral sources can communicate client information by phone, fax or mail, all of which are listed on this page.
Due to a high volume of service requests at this time, we will respond to emails and voicemails as quickly as we can, but you may experience a short waiting period.
If you require emergency services, please contact:
NSHA Mental Health & Addictions Crisis Line 1-888-429-8167 (24h hours/7 days a week).
You can also call 911 or visit the nearest Emergency Department at a local hospital.
Additional mental health support services are available 24/7 with:
Eskasoni Mental Health Services - Crisis Line 1-855-379-2099 (toll free) or (902) 379-2099
The First Nations & Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line 1-855-242-3310 or the chat line @ hopeforwellness.ca; and the Residential Schools Helpline 1-866-925-4419.
262 Commercial Street,
North Sydney, NS
Canada B2A 1B8
For general inquiries only please phone: (902) 561-1100
Fax: (902) 622-1279
** To contact your therapist (for existing clients of BTA):
If you need to contact your therapist to change or cancel an appointment, please refer to the "About" page of our website to obtain their direct contact information.