23. March 2018 - 14:30 till 19:30
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Nspire Western: Mind Over Matter Health Pitch Competition 2018 | Western University | Friday, 23. March 2018

Nspire Western and London Health Sciences Centre are partnering to host the Mind Over Matter Mental Health Competition because Mental Health is everyone's business!

Do you see yourself working closely with a team of passionate students to tackle a pressing mental health problem in the London community? Are you ready to dive into a social innovation challenge on healthcare? Look no further – this is the case competition where you make a direct impact in the community!

Why come?
- Develop leadership, multidisciplinary collaboration, presentation, problem-solving, and networking skills
- Get a chance to apply your training and experience to real world problems
- Cash Prizes totalling $500
- Food
- Free LinkedIn headshots
- You build real solutions for youth mental health in the London community, help shape London’s new Youth Wellness Hub, as well as accessibility to its services.

Who should come?
- Anyone interested in mental health advocacy, healthcare, business or tech. NO technical/case competition experience needed!
- This event is open to ANYBODY, not just Western students!

How does this work?
- Your team of 3-5 members will have 4 hours to come up with an idea to increase the accessibility of youth mental health services in London. Remember to fill out the registration form to specify your team members.
- Don't have a team? We’ll help you find a team so please remember to fill out the registration form!

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  • “Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James No one else can play your part. The #NspireSelfCare initiative challenges you to end the stigma of mental health in your own community of London Ontario by signing up for Nspire Western’s Mental Health Case Competition. Register today as a team or individual at: https://goo.gl/T6ZfnM Purchase your ticket at: https://mindovermatter2018.eventbrite.ca/ Join the conversation today!
  • Here's your chance to win $500 in cash prizes from Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation at Nspire Western's Mental Health Case Competition on March 23rd. Register today as an individual or team at https://goo.gl/T6ZfnM & purchase your ticket at: https://mindovermatter2018.eventbrite.ca/
  • AWW! The event got moved...I was so exciteed :(
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  • We can all learn something from one another. Our goal is to bring the right people together in order to generate new ideas and practices within the space of Mental Health. From our team at Nspire Western, we hope that in 2018 you will make your mental health a top priority. Further information to come on our case competition.