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Breaking Barriers - Winnipeg

Hello, Winnipeg! Are you ready? Breaking Barriers,’s youth-led summit on mental health in the prairies, will take over the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on Saturday February 9, 2019.

Breaking Barriers will bring together the next generation of mental health leaders from Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Northwestern Ontario. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with keynote speakers, participate in workshops, share insights and collaborate on real, actionable strategies.

At Breaking Barriers, experience a full day of connecting with like-minded young people from all over the region to activate the youth mental health revolution. You’ll deepen your understanding of culturally sensitive and inclusive approaches to mental health, as well as get educated on how to campaign against stigma in the workplace and across your school communities.

Sounds productive doesn’t it? Here’s what else you can expect:

  • Breakfast and lunch will be provided. 
  • If you need a ride, will provide wheels to get you to and from Winnipeg.
  • Do you live in Saskatchewan or Northern Ontario? If so, will FLY you to Winnipeg!
  • Plus! We’re giving away tons of SWAG! You’ll be going home with some sweet hats, t-shirts and more!

Who can apply to attend?

  • Anyone aged 18-25
  • If you live in Saskatchewan, Manitoba or Northern Ontario (transportation will be arranged and funded by for any delegate who resides outside of Winnipeg)
  • Students and non-students encouraged to apply!

When is Breaking Barriers? Saturday February 9th, 2019

Where is Breaking Barriers? Canadian Museum for Human Rights