Our community is full of stories – stories that connect us all together through pain, perseverance, hope, and healing. Here, you can read some of the most impactful stories of patients throughout our region, and how the MHHF made a difference in difficult times.


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The Power of a Supportive Community

Shawn has struggled with mental illness most of his adult life. His continuing 16-year journey with bipolar depression and complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has led him to access many of the resources available through the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital and Addictions & Mental Health Outreach Services. He has been a frequent patient in the […]
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Plainsman Clay Gives Back to ICU

Thanks to Plainsman Clays, the staff of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and respiratory care each have a locally sourced personal handcrafted mug and message. Tony Hansen, Master Potter at Plainsman Clays in Medicine Hat, was personally touched by Covid-19 when his sister-in-law and her husband ended up in ICU at the same time. One […]
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Not Just a Newspaper

At the beginning of the pandemic, the staff of the Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation began to ponder how to make things better for patients in the hospital. Flowers were delivered in some of the units, and a handful of iPads were purchased for patient use, but what else could be done? Then our […]
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