It would be an understatement to define 2020 as an eventful year. In addition to the challenges of daily life, we all have had to deal with a pandemic. Despite this, thanks to our incredible community of frontline teams, researchers, clinicians, staff, partners and donors we have been able
Athlete-host Étienne Boulay, in partnership with the Douglas Foundation, launched the Building Hope Tournament, a unique eSports competition bringing together professional hockey players, Quebecois celebrities, streamers and gamers in an NHL 2020 video game competition broadcast live on the web Saturday, November 7 from the Douglas Hall. This unique
“Breaking patients’ isolation is my team's biggest concern during the pandemic”, says Howard Steiger, Ph.D, Head of the Eating Disorders Continuum at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute. He explains that ensuring regular contact with patients suffering from eating disorders during this crisis quickly became necessary. By implementing a
The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented situation causing major disruption to all aspects of our lives. I want to assure you that the Douglas Foundation is taking all the necessary precautions to protect the health and well being of its employees in order to address this new reality. We
“Alzheimer’s Disease is a tragic way to complete your life”, says Professor Natasha Rajah, Director of the Brain Imaging Centre here at the Douglas Institute. Since women are at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) later in life, Prof. Rajah’s team has started to
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, Open Minds, the Douglas Foundation's signature event is back at the Théâtre Paradoxe on February 20, 2020! Since 2017, our festive evening has raised nearly $2,000,000 for mental health research. This year, the event will be co-chaired by Mr. Michaeld Denham (BDC) and Mr.
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, The Montreal Highland Games have been a great success! More than 6, 000 people were present on the Douglas site on Sunday, August 4th, to discover Scottish culture, history and music. Visitors admired sports competitions, dancing, medieval fights, and a bagpipe and drum competition.
SEPTEMBER 18 2019 BELL CENTER The third edition of the Bal des lumières – United for Mental Health took place on 18th September at the Bell Centre. Under the theme of "human nature," the event raised $1,825,000 Net to benefit the Douglas Mental Health University Institute Foundation, the Fondation de l'Institut universitaire en santé mentale