Stories

Mental Health Foundation Breakfast 2018

This year’s Mental Health Foundation Breakfast marked a milestone for the Foundation: we welcomed our first sold out crowd to the Shaw Conference Centre, all gathered to celebrate and support mental health in our city.… Read more

Be a Catalyst for Change

On Wednesday, at our annual breakfast, we unveiled a new video highlighting some of the programs we’ve supported in the past year.… Read more

Speaker Spotlight: Nakita

Peer support worker Nakita Dool is speaking at the Foundation's annual breakfast in March. Learn more her role and look forward to her speaking next month.… Read more

Speaker Spotlight: Peter Silverstone

We are excited to host Dr. Peter Silverstone as a speaker at our breakfast on March 14, where he will share his insights on youth-focused strategies in mental health.… Read more

10 Ways to Get Talking About Mental Health

Talking about mental health can be a difficult conversation, but it’s one of the most important ones you’ll have all week.… Read more

Hockey Helps Kids Video Kickoff on January 31st!

D.S. MacKenzie Junior High has teamed up with the Mental Health Foundation and Oilers forward (#29) Leon Draisaitl for Hockey Helps Kids 2018, and is getting ready to kickoff this year’s Charity Cup Challenge on Wednesday at Rogers Place as members of #TeamDrai.… Read more

Giving Thanks Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday. It’s a day when everyone is encouraged to take a break from shopping and to think about the good that giving can do.… Read more

The Foundation Reaches rTMS Fundraising Goal

In March, we set a big hairy audacious goal for our annual breakfast: $400K to purchase 5 new rTMS machines in Edmonton to treat individuals with depression.… Read more

Peer Support Work: From Hopelessness to Hope

Pam is a peer support worker, and uses her lived experience as a tool to connect to others with pasts like her own, but who aren’t yet as far along on their paths to healing.… Read more