Approximately one in five Canadians will experience some type of mental health issue or illness in any given year. For many living with a mental health issue or illness, the care options that are currently available are not always adequate. Brain Canada’s Mental Health Research Initiative is developing and implementing effective prevention and intervention strategies in diverse settings related to mental health care for Canadians.
Making a significant difference in the lives of people in Canada doesn’t happen in a vacuum. It takes a network of visionary partners committed to investing in change. As a national convenor and facilitator, Brain Canada works with partners from coast to coast to drive innovative brain research. Some of our partners in supporting mental health research include: