For crisis intervention or mental distress: Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line:

For Confidential support to post-secondary students in Nova Scotia:
Good2Talk: 1-833-292-3698
or text GOOD2TALKNS to 686868

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program for the Halifax area:

Get toll-free numbers for other Nova Scotia regions


If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

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Be a trustworthy person

Participant 1: I don't know what word to phrase it with, but [to support a survivor well], you can't be someone who spreads it around.
Participant 2: You have to be a trustworthy person.
Participant 1: Yeah, you have to be a trustworthy person. Thank you very much


  • In the policy itself and in materials and presentations promoting the policy, define "confidential" and "anonymous," and explain how these concepts pertain to the policy, university-based sexual assault services, and the limits on confidentiality and anonymity.