About HRI

Homewood Research Institute (HRI) is well positioned to make a difference in mental illness and addiction.  Our primary partner, Homewood Health, provides a unique learning environment — offering the most comprehensive and integrated suite of mental health and addiction services in Canada. Through this partnership, we have attracted high caliber researchers who work with Homewood clients and clinicians to carry out applied research. Together we are refining existing practices, creating new approaches, and assessing alternative delivery systems in pursuit of better outcomes for all Canadians.

HRI is a not-for-profit, charitable organization. Founding support for HRI is provided through the philanthropy of the Schlegel family, Homewood Health Inc., and the Homewood Foundation.

Our Vision

No life held back or cut short by mental illness or addiction

Our Mission

Improve outcomes of mental health and addiction treatments and services by joining forces with key partners to plan, do and use research that enhances practice.

Our Goal

Facilitate co-creation of mission driven initiatives to add value to all engaged partners:

Patients, clients and worksites, by enabling participation in solution oriented studies that improve practice and outcomes
Clinicians and service providers, by better integrating science to enhance practice
Researchers, by fostering studies that both advance knowledge and benefit people
Trainees, by building a foundation for a career that makes a difference
Donors, by offering options for high impact, low overhead, targeted investment
Treatment funders, by facilitating engagement in studies that improve performance
Agencies that fund research and knowledge exchange, by aligning plans and effort

Our Values

Impact: focus on enhancing treatments and services to improve outcomes
Integrity: behave in ways that build and maintain trust
Excellence: uphold the highest standards in science and business practices
Respect: honor and give due credit to all who work with us
Stewardship: invest in relationships and use resources to best advantage
Collaboration: promote a spirit of community and cooperation in a common cause
Innovation: be creative in developing and testing novel treatments and services
Entrepreneurship: be bold, strategic, nimble and disciplined in pursuit of results