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.

Get Help Now

African Female

The Mount could learn more about culture

Participant 1: The Mount could learn more about culture, to know how to deal with African students.
Facilitator: Like how to make you, maybe, open up more? [laughter]
Participant 1: Yeah, like, more comfortable. [...] Let's say that Africans have more pride. At that moment, you know how to approach somebody who has pride; how to help them open up.


  • Engage in activities to develop cultural responsiveness as it pertains to sexual violence prevention and response. Apply culturally responsive practices in these areas.