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Alberta Addiction & Mental Health Research Partnership Program

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 »

Online Resources for Suicide Bereavement and Chronic Suicide Situations
Families, friends, and caregivers may wish to access online resources in situations of chronic suicide or during bereavement after a suicide. These documents provide a list of available resources for these types of situations. For more information visit Suicide Prevention to view these documents.

2017 Addiction and Mental Health Mobile Application Directory
The 2017 edition of the directory focuses on a range of mobile applications (apps) related to addiction and mental health. The directory is designed to help health care professionals, researchers, and community members navigate the evolving landscape of health apps by providing examples of electronic resources for different mobile platforms which may be used as aids in mental health or addiction conditions. View the Addiction and Mental Health Mobile Application Directory.

Alcohol and Drug Use in Alberta’s Oil and Gas Industry provides information on substance use in Alberta’s oil and gas industry. The report examines alcohol, illicit drug use and prescription pain medicine use. Understanding the rates of substance use within this industry may help employers and industry leaders respond more efficiently to their employees’ needs.

Information for Health Professionals
This series of documents provides information to health professionals about substance use and abuse. The documents are substance-specific and include information about methods of ingestion, effects on the body, dependence and withdrawal, and applicable laws. For more information about alcohol, marijuana, opioids like fentanyl and the entire series visit Mental Illness and Addictions.

Trends in Addiction

Substances or chemicals that are misused or abused may have little information readily available about them. These backgrounders describe some trending substances. They outline what the chemicals are, why they are dangerous, how they are used, and their legal status.

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.

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.

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