Programs & Initiatives

Donors to the Mental Health Foundation support public addiction and mental health care in Alberta. The Foundation funds ground-breaking education, cutting-edge research, next-generation technologies and facility enhancements, with the goal of creating a more accessible, integrated, and easy-to-navigate addiction and mental health system for all.


Feeling stress, anxiety and depression due to the COVID-19 crisis? We can help.… Learn more

Family Connections™

Family Connections™ is a skill-building workshop for families or caregivers of loved ones—particularly youth—who struggle with emotional dysregulation. … Learn more

Day Hospital

Alberta Hospital Edmonton brings a community philosophy to an inpatient environment in their innovative new Day Hospital program, offering patients who need more acute care a place to get help during the day, while returning home at night.… Learn more

Brain Stimulation

Thanks to generous donor support—the Foundation purchased 5 Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation devices for community-based clinics in Edmonton… Learn more

ACCESS Open Minds Edmonton

ACCESS Open Minds acts as a catalyst to integrate the system and offer timely, appropriate, and continuous access to care. That means more youth who need support stay engaged… Learn more

All in for Youth

With an investment of $500,000 over the next five years, the Mental Health Foundation has proudly invested in a program called All In For Youth. Our collaboration on the initiative is part of our strategy… Learn more

Virtual Caregiver Education

The Children, Youth, and Families team provides parents, caregivers and professionals with evidence-based mental health information and strategies that support mental wellness, in order to increase awareness and reduce stigma of the mental health challenges that children and adolescents experience.… Learn more

Addiction and Mental Health Access 24/7

This centralized and integrated intake location will offer one door of entry for mental health support to all residents of Edmonton, the surrounding communities, and even beyond. The AMH Access 24/7 will also provide telephone support, in-person assessment, crisis outreach, and patient stabilization at any time of day or night… Learn more