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N.S. sets up help lines for citizens struggling amid mass shooting, pandemic

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The Nova Scotia government has assembled a roster of psychologists to help address the mental health challenges facing the province’s weary population.

In a release today, the Nova Scotia Health Authority says people can call in to the free service to talk about their distress over the recent mass shooting that left 22 people dead. [ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ] The agency is opening a special phone line as of Wednesday to allow people to talk about their difficulties and ways of coping with the tragedy amid the COVID-19 shutdown.

Many residents of the province already appeared to be struggling with stress prior to the shootings. In a national survey conducted before the massacre, the Angus Reid

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