Stories

World Mental Health Day 2017

October 10 is World Mental Health Day 2017, and leading up to this day—observed yearly by the World Health Organization—we are asking our community to share your better future in mind with us… Read more

Fringe Benefits: 6th Annual Book Sale for Mental Health

If you made your way to the Old Strathcona Fringe grounds this August, chances are you walked past our 6th annual Fringe Book Sale as you headed to shows.… Read more

Fundraiser Spotlight: Taylor McDonald

Taylor McDonald did double duty this year as second for curling Team Kelsey Rocque, not only winning gold in the 2017 Winter Universiade, but also raising $4,830 for mental health.… Read more

Toughing it out for Mental Health

When Scott Campbell attended our Breakfast earlier this year, he was moved to do more than just talk. He decided to do something about mental health in his community.… Read more

Reflecting on Mental Health for Canada 150

As with any momentous milestone, Canada 150 is a time to reflect on progress and possibility. The Foundation's CEO Mark Korthuis considers the importance of mental health at this moment in time.… Read more

Crescendo Kicks Off its First Year

On Friday, June 9 we joined John Cameron Entertainment as they launched what John Cameron hailed as “the city’s first concert in support of mental health."… Read more

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