Stories

What Matters to You Day 2017

What Matters to You Day was this past Tuesday, and many people participated online and in care facilities to let Alberta Health Services know what is most important to them when receiving care. … Read more

RBC Gives $50K Toward ACCESS Open Minds

We’re excited to announce that the Mental Health Foundation and the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation will receive $50,000 from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) to support ACCESS Open Minds. … Read more

Incredible Years: Rob’s Story

Rob is a father of one and has spent the last 8 years getting help for trauma and addiction. Incredible Years was an important support system for him while he quit drinking… Read more

R.S. Fowler Speaks Up for Mental Health

On May 5 Richard S. Fowler participated in a 10 hour bike-a-thon, with an amazing $40,000 goal.… Read more

Touring the TMS Lab with Dr. Frank MacMaster

rTMS is showing promise for individuals with depression. We visited Dr. Frank MacMaster, who specializes in research with rTMS and youth, to discuss how it works.… Read more

Inside ACCESS Open Minds

ACCESS Open Minds offers promising services that will streamline mental health care pathways for youth. Recently the Foundation staff had an opportunity to take a tour inside the Edmonton ACCESS Open Minds site clinic at the Bill Rees YMCA.… Read more

Putting Brain Cells to Work Fighting Depression

Brain stimulation (aka rTMS) uses rapidly changing magnetic fields to make brain cells in a target area get to work. What does this new technology mean for those suffering from depression?… Read more

ACCESS Open Minds Edmonton Site Launch

ACCESS Open Minds, a new clinic for children and young adults with mental health and addictions issues, held its official launch in Edmonton today.… Read more

Fundraiser Spotlight: Scott Campbell’s Tough Mudder Journey

From now until he hits the Tough Mudder course, Scott is dedicating his fitness journey to the Mental Health Foundation. … Read more

Fundraiser Spotlight: UAlberta Varsity Bike-a-thon 2017

In support of the Foundation, members of the Golden Bears and Pandas teams participated in a 24 hour event inside the Saville Community Sports Centre.… Read more