By supporting the achievements of the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal, you contribute to the future evolution of psychiatry which puts individuals with a mental disorder at the centre of treatment and rehabilitation.

Your donations also make it possible to develop innovative research activities in the field of mental health at the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal and to encourage the reinsertion of our clients back into society.

The following is a list of initiatives that have been funded with grants from the Foundation:

Patient Initiatives

  • Help with schooling
  • Purchases of clothing
  • Purchases of going-away kits
  • Purchases of therapeutic materials (games, paints, crafts)
  • Music therapy and animal therapy
  • Organisation of meals for special occasions throughout the year
  • Registration for sporting, sociocultural and educational activities
  • Registration for activities organized by community groups
  • Transformation of care units (development of outdoor gardens)

Research Projects

  • Mobile apps
    • +Fort: minimizes victimization from peers
    • @Assistance: offers help to people suffering from depression but who also have suicidal tendencies
    • iSmart: detects and controls chronic stress
  • Banque Signature:
    • One of the largest biological, psychosocial and clinical data bases for people suffering from mental health disorders
    • Bursaries for excellence granted to masters and doctoral students


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