The Mental Health Foundation is dedicated to building better mental health and mental health care for people in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. We do this through raising, managing and distributing funds to support ground-breaking education and programs, cutting-edge research, next generation technologies, and facility enhancements within the addiction and mental health care system.

Areas Of Focus

Prevention & Early Interventions for Children and Youth
Innovation and Technology in Mental Health
Patient Support and Family Engagement

Why Support Mental Health

Mental illness affects one in five Albertans during their lifetime. Mental illness and addiction take a significant toll on the health of Albertans, and on the cost of providing healthcare. They also have a significant direct and indirect societal impact.

Who do we help support?

5 Year Financial Snapshot

2015/2016 Investments


Supporting Mental Health in Edmonton’s Inner City Schools

With an investment of $500,000 over the next five years, the Mental Health Foundation has invested in a program called, “All In For Youth”. The investment is part of our strategy to support prevention and early interventions for children and youth.