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

2016/2017 Investments


Speaker Spotlight: Nakita Dool

On March 14, Nakita shared her personal journey through mental illness and addiction to a packed room at our 2018 Mental Health Foundation Breakfast. Learn more about Nakita’s role in the mental health care system.