$5 Million From The Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation Will Change How Young People And Their Families Access Mental Health Care In Alberta.

CTV News Edmonton Historic gift to support youth mental health in Alberta July 3, 2019

An unprecedented gift of $5 million from the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation will change how young people and their families access mental health care in Alberta.

The money, pledged to the Mental Health Foundation, will help create community mental health hubs across the province to support youth aged 11-24.

“It’s really difficult for young people to ask for help for mental health issues,” said Katherine Hay, a program manager with Alberta Health Services. “This is going to create a very warm, welcoming, youth-friendly space where people can go and get all the services that they need in one particular place….”

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