The Mental Health Foundation is dedicated to building better mental health and mental health care for people in Alberta. 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.

Introducing Integrated Youth Hubs

It can seem confusing, but it’s actually really clear: youth mental health problems start young. They are very real, and have a serious impact on lives across the province.

The solutions should start young, too. Through the creation of youth hubs providing integrated support, we lay the foundation for mental health and wellness for years to come. Visit to learn how we can do more.

Opening Doors for Youth

Historic $5 million gift by Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation

Mental Health Foundation announces historic $5-million gift by Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation to support youth addiction and mental health. Pledge is largest donation in Mental Health Foundation history and will support integrated youth services across the province.… Read more

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.

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