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.

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

2017/2018 Investments



Access 24/7 is a new addiction and mental health centre acting as a new front door to care in Edmonton. No more trouble navigating services. No more being turned away for coming to the wrong place. One door, one phone call, one place for support. And you can help.