Dr. Sam Lal 2018 award description_EN;  Description de la bourse Dr Sam Lal 2018 Dr. Samarthji Lal The Dr. Samarthji Lal award for mental health research was created in memory of psychiatrist and researcher Dr. Samarthji Lal, who passed away on November 1st, 2009.  Samarthji Lal, LRCP (Lond) MRCS (England) MB, BS (Guy’s Hospital Medical […]

In close collaboration with ACCESS Open Minds, GBF began working with policy makers and community service providers in selected provinces in 2014 to develop provincial systems of care for youth from 12-25 years of age that focus on prevention and early intervention.   Inspired by the Australian headspace model and the Irish Jigsaw programme, the goal […]

The value of reporting valid and reliable performance indicators for Canadian mental health services has been widely acknowledged. Health indicators support health authorities and facilities as they monitor the health of their populations and track how well their health systems function. Relevant, accurate and timely performance information is critical for improving performance of health systems. In September 2015, GBF  initiated a […]

The ACCESS Open Minds (ACCESS) network is a pan-Canadian initiative to show how youth mental health services can be transformed. It is a joint venture of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Graham Boeckh Foundation. Each partner is contributing $12.5 million over the five-year life of the project.  This unique research project is led by Nominated Principal […]

The ACCESS Open Minds network is a pan-Canadian initiative to show how youth mental health services can be transformed. It is a joint venture of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Graham Boeckh Foundation. Each partner is contributing $12.5 million over the five year life of the project.

MONTREAL, April 9, 2015 – Among the challenges facing Quebec today is the relatively unnoticed but very real issue of hundreds of thousands of lives disrupted by common mental disorders and their impact, adding a tremendous burden on our public finances. An effective response, however, is possible through the approach recommended by the Coalition for […]

Following the publication by the Québec government of its Mental Health Action Plan 2015 – 2020, the Graham Boeckh Foundation, the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé and the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux are determined to promote early intervention and the implementation of integrated mental health services in the community […]