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A review : Nova Scotia mental health system and changes required

Item is an undated review of the current Nova Scotia mental health system, as well as an outline of required changes to the system, compiled by Alexander Murchison in the early 1970s. The item provides a brief outline of present mental health programs and facilities in the province — the Cape Breton Mental Health Centre in Sydney, the Eastern Counties Mental Health Centre in Antigonish, the Pictou County Mental Health Centre in New Glasgow, the Cumberland County Mental Health Centre in Amherst, the Cobequid Mental Health Centre in Truro, the Funday [sic] Mental Health Centre in Wolfville, the Digby-Annapolis Mental Health Centre in Digby, the program at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital, and the South Shore Mental Health Centre in Bridgewater — as well as mental and public hospital services — Nova Scotia Hospital, Abbie J. Lane Memorial Hospital, Halifax County Hospital, and Kings County Hospital — and provides recommendations on how to improve the province-wide program addressing mental health. Item contains a few inked and whited-out corrections.

Cultural factors in a case of temporal lobe epilepsy associated with a schizophreniform psychosis / : Alexander Murchison and T.A.H. McCulloch : [manuscript]

Item is a draft manuscript written by Alexander Murchison and T.A.H. McCulloch (of Canadian Forces Hospital Halifax) in the early 1970s. The item addresses a case study of an 18-year-old "leading seaman, unmarried and of Ojibwa Indian extraction" admitted to the psychiatric unit of Canadian Forces Hospital in Halifax after a sudden onset of psychosis experienced by the patient shortly after his vessel left Halifax in 1968.

Gayline records

Series contains Gayline records, including training and conference materials, pamphlets and newsletters from other GayLines, staff notebooks, and books and guides about gay spaces and tourism.

Gayline

Interview with Betrina Tremonica

File contains a video recording of an interview with Betrina Tremonica. The interview was conducted by Graham Hooper on August 9, 2011. This was the eleventh interview conducted as part of the Our Voices Matter Project. The interview touches on a wide range of topics, including Betrina's childhood, experiences with the mental health system, Betrina's poetry, and other aspects of her personal life.

Hooper, Graham

Interview with Cecil Brooks

File contains videos and a transcription of an interview with Cecil Brooks. The interview was conducted by Graham Hooper on May 25, 2011. This was the eleventh interview conducted as part of the Our Voices Matter Project. The interview touches on a wide range of topics, including Cecil's childhood in East Preston, Nova Scotia, experiences with manic episodes and hospitalization, and other aspects of his personal life.

Brooks, Cecil

Interview with Don Mullins

File consists of video recordings and a transcription of an interview with Don Mullins. The interview was conducted by Anna Quon at the Belmont House on September 22, 2010. This was the fourth interview conducted as part of the Our Voices Matter Project. The interview touches on a wide range of topics, including Don's childhood in Halifax, Nova Scotia, experiences with cerebral palsy and depression, and other aspects of his personal life.

Mullins, Don

Interview with Jim Brennan

File contains videos of an interview with Jim Brennan. The interview was conducted by Graham Hooper at the Belmont House on December 19, 2010 and January 26, 2011. This was the sixth interview conducted as part of the Our Voices Matter Project. The interview touches on a wide range of topics, including Jim's childhood, experiences with the mental health system, and other aspects of his personal life.

Brennan, Jim

Interview with John Paterson

File consists of video recordings and a transcription of an interview with John Paterson. The interview was conducted by Anna Quon at the Gorsebrook Institute on the Saint Mary`s University Campus on October 19, 2010. This was the fifth interview conducted as part of the Our Voices Matter Project. The interview touches on a wide range of topics, including John's childhood in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, experiences with anxiety and depression, and other aspects of his personal life.

Paterson, John

Interview with Roy Muise

File contains video recordings and a partial transcription of an interview with Roy Muise. The interview was conducted by Graham Hooper on January 14, 2011. This was the seventh interview conducted as part of the Our Voices Matter Project. The interview touches on a wide range of topics, including Roy's childhood in Berwick, Nova Scotia, experiences with the mental health system, and other aspects of his personal life.

Hooper, Graham

Interview with Ruth Dorey

File consists of video and audio recordings and partial transcripts of two interviews with Ruth Dorey. The interview was conducted by Anna Quon at the Belmont House on September 2, 2010 and at the Bloomfield Centre on September 16, 2010. This was the second interview conducted as part of the Our Voices Matter Project. The interview touches on a wide range of topics, including Ruth's childhood in Halifax, Nova Scotia, experiences with dissociative disorder, and other aspects of her personal life. The first interview was video recorded and a second supplementary interview was audio recorded. File contains a complete transcription of the audio interview; a transcription of the video interview is not available.

Dorey, Ruth

Interview with Shan MacDonald

File contains videos of an interview with Shan MacDonald. The interview was conducted by Anna Quon at the Belmont House in Darmouth, Nova Scotia on September 29, 2010. This was the eleventh interview conducted as part of the Our Voices Matter Project. The interview touches on a wide range of topics, including Shan's childhood in Victoria, British Columbia, her family life, experiences with manic episodes and depression, and other aspects of her personal life.

MacDonald, Shan

Interview with Stanley MacEachern

File consists of video recordings and an electronic transcript of an interview with Stanley MacEachern. The interview was conducted by Anna Quon at the Belmont House on August 20, 2010. This was the first interview conducted as part of the Canadian Mental Health Association Halifax-Dartmouth Branch's Our Voices Matter Project. The interview touches on a wide range of topics, including Stanley's childhood in Oshawa, Ontario, life in Nova Scotia, experiences with depression and medication, work and travels, and other aspects of his personal life.

MacEachern, Stanley

Interview with Wayne Schnare

File contains a video and partial transcript of an interview with Wayne Schnare. The interview was conducted by Susan Kilbride Roper at the Belmont House on September 7, 2010. This was the third interview conducted as part of the Our Voices Matter Project. The interview touches on a wide range of topics, including Wayne's childhood in Middleton, Nova Scotia, experiences with anxiety and depression, and other aspects of his personal life.

Roper, Susan

Letter by Jason M. Mack concerning the mental health of George Roy

  • MS-13-87, SF Box 49, Folder 8
  • Item
  • 1916
Item is a letter written by Jason M. Mack addressed to any constables or police officers of the town of Liverpool, Nova Scotia. The letter involves the mental health of and the request for detainment of George Roy, a fisherman from Liverpool, who had been declared of unsound mind by two local medical practitioners. Item also contains an envelope addressed to William Winters.

Mack, Jason M.

Our Voices Matter Oral History Collection

  • MS-13-88
  • Fonds
  • 2010-2011
Collection consists of 16 DVDs, 5 CD-ROMs, and 54.4 GB of digital video and electronic transcriptions of oral histories from ca. 1950 - 2010. The Our Voices Matter Project was an initiative of the CMHA, Halifax-Dartmouth Branch to collect oral histories from volunteers willing to share their perspectives on evolving social and mental health environments.

Canadian Mental Health Association. Halifax-Dartmouth Branch.

Recording of an interview with Dr. Alexander Leighton

File contains a cassette tape recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Dr. Alexander Leighton, a psychiatrist. The interview is about an investigation into the incidence of mental illness in western Nova Scotia. This is the fourth in a series of four interviews. The file also contains two typed scripts of intros and outros for two interviews with Dr. Leighton.

Research design in the Sterling County Study : a research program in social factors related to psychiatric health / Alexander H. Leighton, MD

File contains a report prepared by Leighton for the Departments of Health and Welfare, Ottawa and Halifax. File also contains a cover letter from J.S. Robertson, Deputy Minister, Nova Scotia Department of Public Health, to C.B. Stewart. The letter, dated February 2, 1954, explains that the project "has been the source of some difficulties" and asks whether Stewart would be willing to look over the methods of evaluation proposed from an epidemiological point of view.

School phobia : a review / Alexander Murchison : [manuscript]

Item is a paper written by Alexander Murchison in December 1970, outlining the "acute psychiatric emergency" of school phobia, suggesting that it is more complicated than being simply "separation anxiety." He defines the phobia, outlines the clinical features and symptoms, discusses the role of separation in the condition, and addresses potential treatments.

The Sterling County Study : a research program in social factors related to psychiatric health / Alexander H. Leighton, MD : [fifth and sixth annual reports]

File contains two annual reports prepared by Leighton. The fifth annual report (104 pages) was prepared on June 30, 1955 and the sixth annual report (50 pages) was prepared on June 30, 1956. File also contains a Nova Scotia Department of Trade and Industry library lending card and an envelope that was originally affixed to the cardstock cover.