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 »
2018 Addiction and Mental Health Mobile Application Directory
The 2018 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.
This summary examines artificial intelligence and machine learning and how they are being used to help predict addiction and mental health concerns such as suicide attempts, schizophrenia, depression, and opioid addiction.
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. They have recently been updated.
Knowledge Note: Alcohol Availability, Neighborhood Deprivation, and Links to Alcohol-Related Harms
This Knowledge Note explores the relationship between availability of alcohol, alcohol consumption and adverse alcohol-related health and social outcomes.
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.
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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