Year: 2005 Source: Edmonton, AB: Alberta Mental Health Board, (February 2005). 24p. SIEC No: 20091092

This publication outines a plan for enhancing mental health research in Alberta. It proposes a new vision for mental health research, provides guiding principles, outlines anticipated outcomes & benefits, describes how a new program for mental health research could work, & details the next steps to be taken. Principles, goals, & strategies focus on research priorities, research standards, a respect for diversity, partnerships, & sustainable funding. There is a focus on choosing & using research to guide decisions, to improve programs & services, & to improve outcomes for all those affected by mental illness.