Holiday Giving that changes lives

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The holiday season is the perfect time to become a champion and help people struggling with mental illness and addiction.

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From now until December 31, we invite you to support HRI’s Holiday Giving Campaign and make a donation that will help us change lives through research. Your donation will help to:

  • Transform mental health and addiction services through research
  • Improve care through the measurement of treatment outcomes in mental health and addiction
  • Engage leading scientists, universities, patients and clinicians
  • Merge research with practice to improve care faster

Meet our Campaign Chair: Janice Lace

Janice worked at Homewood Health Centre for 30 years. As Director of Operations, she collaborated with HRI on a number of research initiatives to improve patient care. We are grateful to Janice for her support and are honoured that she has agreed to serve as our 2018 Campaign Chair.

“I believe the partnership between HRI and Homewood Health has the potential to transform mental health in Canada.” – Janice Lace

HRI Research Day: find out how your donations are used

We welcome you — our community, partners, friends and followers — to learn about studies currently underway on HRI Research Day 2018.

Speak directly with our scientists and research trainees to find out how HRI is helping to fill critical gaps in Canada’s mental health and addiction systems.

Riverslea BuildingHRI Research Day 2018
Tuesday, November 27
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
HRI Offices, Riverslea Building
150 Delhi Street, Guelph ON


New this year: the Darlene Walton Scholarship Fund

We are pleased to announce a new scholarship to support students entering the field of mental health and addiction research.

Darlene WaltonThe Darlene Walton Scholarship Fund honours the legacy of a dear friend to HRI. For 38 years, Darlene worked at Homewood Health Centre, giving her best each day to help patients recover. An avid supporter of HRI, she recognized the importance of training the next generation of researchers to improve care in Canada.

Sadly, Darlene passed away in June of 2018. You can support Darlene’s vision of a brighter future by directing your donation to the Darlene Walton Scholarship Fund when you make a donation online today