Upstream Approaches to Mental Health & Substance Use (2010)

This funding cycle focused on supporting cross-sectoral collaboration to deliver upstream interventions focused on preventing mental health and substance use problems before they start or worsen.

Funds were awarded to seven (7) projects that utilized upstream, collaborative strategies to strengthen protective factors that support positive mental health, including developing coping skills, resilience, and community connections and supports for participants.

Grant Recipients

Building Youth Leadership within the Gitxsan - Gitxsan Health Society

Canoe Journey: Ways of Knowing - Swan Bay Rediscovery Program

Creating a Sense of Belonging - REACH Community Health Centre

Creating Mental Health and Reducing Harm - Young Parents Support Network

Helping Healthy Boys Become Healthy Men - Kootenay Boundary Community Services Cooperative

Imagine Campbell River - John Howard Society of the North Island

WILP: The Healing Begins at Home - Nisga’a Valley Health Authority