Our Vision:

To promote a society that values mental health and supports recovery of persons living with mental health issues.

Our Mission:

To improve the well-being of all Canadians by supporting research on mental health and mental health issues.

Our Mandate:

  • To raise and distribute funds for mental health research in the areas of biomedical, clinical science, health systems and services, and social, cultural, environmental and other aspects that affect mental health
  • To enhance the profile and need for mental health research
  • To increase funding available for mental health research
  • To transfer knowledge to support the application of the outcomes of mental health research
  • To regularly assess the value and impact of mental health research.

Our Values:

  • Mental health is integral to overall well-being
  • The hope of recovery from mental health issues is available to all
  • Stigma should not be tolerated and people living with mental health issues should be treated with dignity and fairness
  • Research on mental health and mental health issues is essential to improve the lives of all persons including those already living with mental health issues
  • Collaboration, inclusiveness, and communication with stakeholders is essential for the success of HMC