Grants are designed to foster and strengthen clinical staff research participation and improve the quality of care for addiction and mental health patients in Alberta.
Publication Grants Program
The total amount of funds available in this competition is $7,000 with $2,500 as the maximum amount of a single award. Grants will be awarded to the AMH SCN research community members to support publications of novel research in open access peer-reviewed journals.
Valuing Mental Health Innovation and Integration Research Grant Competition Call - CLOSED
The Addiction and Mental Health Strategic Clinical Network is excited to announce the following projects have been awarded funding through the Valuing Mental Health Innovation and Integration Grant Competition. The steering committee was very impressed with the quality of applications and would like to sincerely thank the panel of people with lived/living experience of mental health disorders or addictions for their time and input. These projects all directly address the need for action identified in the Valuing Mental Health Next Steps Document, specifically action item #4 “Identify and test evidence-informed practices and programs to improve community-based system integration, and adopt and spread those practices considered to be most effective”.
Supporting Child and Youth Mental Health Outcomes in Alberta School Settings – Early Career Award Competition - CLOSED
The ‘Supporting Child and Youth Mental Health Outcomes in Alberta School Settings’ initiative will catalyse a provincial collaborative approach to improve mental health outcomes for children and youth. It will assess and consolidate what is known about child and youth mental health pathways to support services and initiatives across Alberta by key partners. This grant was administered through PolicyWise and has been awarded to Dr. Deinera Exner-Cortens - "Healthy relationships as a foundation for school-based mental health: Evaluation, implementation and sustainability"
Pathways to Innovation & Integration in Addiction and Mental Health Grant - CLOSED
The total amount of funds available in this competition is $300,000 with $50,000 as the maximum amount of a single award.
Clinical Connection Grants - CLOSED
The total amount of funds available in this competition is $60,000. One grant will be awarded to an investigator at the University of Calgary who is a member (full or associate) of the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education and one to an investigator at the University of Alberta who is a member of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute. The grant is non-renewable.
Clinical Engagement Grants - CLOSED
The total amount of funds available in this competition is $30,000. Two grants of a maximum of $10,000 will be awarded to proposals led by AHS clinicians and two grants of a maximum of $5,000 will be awarded to proposals led by Alberta psychiatry residents.