Get to know how we came to be, our mission, vision, principles and the four areas of focus that shape the work we do.
Meet the dedicated and passionate Board of Directors, Leadership, Advisors and staff members behind the Atlas mission.
Be part of the Atlas mission. Apply to open positions and join our virtual team from anywhere in Canada.
Read our equity, diversity and inclusion principles and our acknowledgement of the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg Peoples upon which Atlas operates.
View the highlights of the ways we’re responding to the needs of Veterans and their Families.
Explore our portfolios and learn how we bring Veterans, Families, service providers and research partners together to create, gather and share knowledge on Veteran and Family mental health.
View our database of scientific and lived experience studies on key topics relating to PTSD and other mental health conditions that affect Veterans and their Families.
Read about our ambitious yet attainable vision for an accessible, coordinated mental health system for Veterans and their Families.
Find information about crisis and emergency services, peer support, counselling and education tools intended for Veterans and their Families in non-life-threatening situations.
Search our library of resources, including factsheets, research reports, videos, guides, webpages and more, produced by Atlas and our partners for Veterans, Families, service providers and researchers.
Stay up to date on projects, insights, and stories from our teams by visiting our newsroom and blog, listening to our podcast and accessing events hosted by Atlas and our partners.
Joining Atlas was an easy decision for Shannon to make. She is passionate about the Institute’s work to correct the balance between lived and technical expertise. In her words: “Atlas is novel, refreshing, and greatly needed.”
Andrea appreciates the collective commitment of her colleagues to work towards improved care for Veterans and their Families. She sees how valuable each individual involved in Atlas is—the diversity of professional and lived experiences strengthens the work Atlas produces.
Tara is grateful that Atlas honours all knowledge and lived experience in its outreach and research. She believes this should be the foundation of mental health care. Working at Atlas is an opportunity for Tara to give back to Veterans and their Families, who have given an immeasurable amount to all Canadians.
Courtney works for Atlas because it recognizes the significance and value of the lived experiences of the people who serve our country. It’s a privilege to be able to bring her whole self—including her own lived experience—to work, and to contribute to tangible support for Veterans and their Families.
Kate is passionate about storytelling and finding creative and engaging ways to share information and ideas meaningfully. As the daughter of a Veteran of the Second World War, she feels that her work at Atlas is a way of honouring her father’s experiences, and those of all Veterans and Families.
As a Veteran, Regimental Sergeant Major (Ret.) Huf considers his work at Atlas as a continuation of his service to Canada.
Polly wants to be a voice for Veteran Families at Atlas. She advances initiatives that better equip Families to care for a loved one living with PTSD. Her goal is for Veteran Families to have the same priority as Veterans when they seek care in the broader community.
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