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Alberta Addiction & Mental Health Research Partnership Program

A Collaboration of Mental Health Stakeholders

The Alberta Addiction & Mental Health Research Partnership Program is a multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral collaboration of addiction and mental health service providers, research institutions, government ministries, non-profit organizations, and others who work together to advance mental health research and translate evidence into practice. Our partners recognize that addiction and mental health research is crucial in improving the mental wellbeing of Albertans. Read more »

NEW! Our website has a new look

You may have noticed that our website has changed. We have changed the look but still have the same great content-only now it will be easier to find. Now you will also have easy access to consumer addiction and mental health information by clicking on the MyHealth.Alberta.ca icon at the bottom of the page.

NEW! Research Chair Annual Report
The Research Chairs play a vital role in advancing knowledge in addiction and mental health through research and teaching activities as well as assisting in decreasing the stigma surrounding addiction and mental illness by increasing awareness and understanding. Read Dr. Katherine Aitchison’s annual report concerning her research in addiction and mental health.

NEW! Aboriginal Addiction and Mental Health in Alberta Infographic

This infographic presents addiction and mental health indicators for the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in Alberta. Information about population growth and social determinants of health are also provided. View the infographic.

NEW! Workplace Addiction and Mental Health in the Construction Industry in Alberta: Phase Two Report

This report examines data from a 2011 Institute of Health Economics study to determine the extent to which addiction and mental health problems were prevalent among workers in the construction industry. The report provides information about prevalence of alcohol use, tobacco use, illicit drug use, gambling, major depressive disorder, anxiety, and suicidal behaviour. Information regarding the availability of employee and family assistance programs and workplace policies related to substance use in the workplace is also included. Read the report .

Research Partnership e-newsletters!

The Alberta Addiction and Mental Health Research Partnership Program is committed to helping you stay up to date with the latest publications, resources, research and knowledge translation tools related to addiction and mental health. We hope you find our addiction and mental health e-newsletters, On the Horizon and Bridging the Gap, informative.

Knowledge Translation Planning Tools

We have developed some new knowledge translation tools to assist you in your research projects and with your practice. Check out the Mobile Applications for Researchers document and the newly revised 2015 Addiction and Mental Health Mobile Application Directory.

About the Program

Mission

To improve addiction and mental health outcomes for Albertans along identified research priority themes, by generating evidence and expediting its transfer into mental health promotion, prevention of addiction and mental illness, and innovative service delivery.

Quick Links

Comments and inquiries regarding the Alberta Addiction and Mental Health Research Partnership Program may be directed to: