This is not a site for personal disclosure of mental health distress, suicidal thoughts or behaviours. If you are in crisis, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department for assistance.

Now accepting applications for Breaking Barriers 2020!

Breaking Barriers is's youth-led summit on mental health in the prairies and rural communities. The summit brings together the next generation of mental health leaders from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Northern 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.

Who can apply to attend?
- Anyone aged 15-24
- If you live in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba or Northern Ontario
- Students and non-students are encouraged to apply! 

Transportation will be arranged and funded by for any delegate who resides outside of Winnipeg.

When: Saturday February 8th, 2020
Where: Winnipeg, MB

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor:


Media from Breaking Barriers 2019