In Canada, the TRAM Drives Innovative Youth Services

Media Coverage | August 01, 2014

A public-health research agency and a private foundation set out to catalyze fundamental change in youth mental health care in Canada in five years. After an 18-month process, a proposal to achieve that end is selected.

Applying for research grants usually means sending a painstakingly sculpted and polished proposal into the maw of some funding organization and waiting in the dark for approval or rejection.

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Announcement of the successful TRAM network

Announcement | June 13, 2014

CIHR and GBF are delighted to announce the results of the successful TRAM Network in Youth and Adolescent Mental Health.  ACCESS Canada, led by Dr. Ashok Malla, has been chosen as the successful TRAM Network through a competitive process.  TRAM is 5 year, $25 million partnership between CIHR and GBF that will bring about transformational change in youth and adolescent mental health.

Dr. Turecki, 2014 Recipient, Dr. Samarthji Lal Award

Press Release | June 11, 2014

The Graham Boeckh Foundation is thrilled to announce that the fourth annual Dr. Samarthji Lal award for mental health research has been awarded to Gustavo Turecki, MD, PhD, Professor and Vice-Chair, Research and Academic Affairs, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University; Director, McGill Group for Suicide Studies; Head, Depressive Disorders Program, Douglas Mental Health Institute.

INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH FUNDERS: CALL FOR LETTERS OF INTENT

Project Update | May 20, 2014

As part of the process of developing research agendas, the Alliance is seeking letters of intent to prepare a report presenting strategic options for funders.  The report will include ideas appropriate for Alliance priorities and member participation that improve the impact of research, access to services and patient outcomes, and/or understanding of issues that are material to the mental health sector.

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GBF is a proud member of:

Coalition for Access to Psychotherapy International Alliance of Mental Health Research Funders Philanthropic Foundations Canada