Stories

Hand in Hand, Side by Side

At Access 24/7, they have hired family peer support workers, who guide and support family members in parallel to their loved ones receiving support, easing stress.… Read more

Facing Mental Health Together

For someone who is struggling with mental illness or addiction, knowing there’s someone like Lauralee in their corner can help them feel like they’re not alone. … Read more

RBC Foundation supports youth with $500,000 gift to Mental Health Foundation

RBC Foundation shares MHF's commitment to access to mental health care for young people. Their generous contribution will help realize the vision of integrated youth services over next 3 years.… Read more

Surviving to Thriving

Len lived with bipolar disorder for 30 years, but spent most of it maintaining the appearance of success. Beneath the surface, he was flailing. Thanks to his time at the Day Hospital, Len learned the skills he needed to truly manage his illness, and begin living his life.… Read more

A Different Way to Live

For families like the Bowie’s, finding the right mental health care is much harder than it should be. That's why integrated youth services matter.… Read more

Finding Hope at Long Last

After 20 years of living with depression, Sharon was ready to try anything to manage her pain. One of the first patients to receive publicly available brain stimulation in Edmonton, she’s now able to live the life she’s always wanted.… Read more

Toward Recovery Together

Over the last four years, Connie supported her son as he managed periods of severe mental illness. When she discovered Access 24/7, she felt she finally found a place that could put him on the road to recovery.… Read more

Day Hospital Program at Alberta Hospital Edmonton New Option for Care

Imagine receiving hospital-level care but being able to return home at night to your community. A hospital environment with a community philosophy, the new Day Hospital program at Alberta Hospital Edmonton represents the future of mental health care.… Read more

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