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Need Help : Nova Scotia Wait Times for medical procedures CIA Fact Book Information about destinations around the  world, kids information page, games Bernadette Jordan, MP - South Shore/St. Margaret’s Email: Bernadette.Jordan@parl.gc.ca Constituency Office - 129 Aberdeen Rd., Suite 106, Bridgewater, NS  B4V 2S7 Phone 1-902-527- 5655 Parliamentary Office - 229 Wellington st., Confederation Building, Suite 651, Ottawa, Ont K1A 0A6 PROBLEM GAMBLING   or phone HELP LINE 1- 888-347-8888 or 1-888-347-3331 (TTY) The toll-free problem gambling help line is open 24 hours a day. All calls are answered in person, and all information is confidential. CHC Atlantic  is a private provider of counseling services, which operates the Problem Gambling Help Line under contract to the Department of Health. Website KIDS HELP LINE or PHONE 1-800-668-6868 The Kids Help Phone is a toll-free, bilingual, 24 hour service providing professional counselling, information and referral services to teenagers and children. SS Drug Dependency - Phone Lun. 634-8801 Ext. 3225 / Bridgewater 543-7882 24 Hr. Detox Helpline - Lun. 634-4624 Sexual Education - 275-3581 (Resource Nurse, Chester) Second Story Women's Centre - Bridgewater 543-1315 Harbour House - 1-888-543-3999 (Transition house for abused women & children) Family & Children's Services - 543-4554 Planned Parenthood - 543-1315 (Info on STD's family planning, pregnacy testing, condoms) ACCESS NOVA SCOTIA or Phone: 902-543- 0660 Fax: 902-543-0599 Access Nova Scotia is designed to improve your access to government information services and programs. Whether your inquiry has to do with: provincial - federal- or municipal government. SENIORS INFO LINE - 902-624-1897 in the Bridgewater area outside the area TOLL FREE 1-800-264-8384 Office hours Monday, Wednesday and Friday 2:00 pm to 4:00pm Lighthouse Food Bank - Located at the rear of the Department of Health building, 186 Central St., in Chester, is open every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 902-275-5304 Alzheimer Society Nova Scotia - 5954 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, N.S. B2H 1Y7; Phone:902-422-7961; Fax: 902-422-7971; Email: alzheimer@ns.sympatico.ca VON Lunenburg County Branch - The Order offers Wellnesss Clinics, Foot Care Clinics, Flu Clinics, Veterans Independent Program, Volunteer Services Program, Frozen Favorites, Friendly Visiting, Caregiver Support, Senior Health Days and Seniors Information Line.  Call  902-624-0318  Toll Free 1-877-813-3111  Fax: 902-624-0319  Email   Consumer Information  - Government information service The Canadian Assoc. for Suicide Prevention Avalon Sexual Assault Centre in Halifax  Stop Cyberbullying.org The Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team  1-888- 429-8167 or in Halifax 429-8167 The Boomer’s Roadmap for Aging in Place: How to Prepare Today for Your Senior Years Aging and Preventive Health 10 Stimulating Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide 10 Brain Exercises That Boost Memory  Teen Drug Abuse: The Facts and Statistics    12 Ways to Help a Teen Handle the Emotional Challenges of Moving  The Best Things Parents Can Do to Prevent Teenage Drinking