Mental Health Matters Magazine – Cover Competition
At Lanarkshire Links we know that getting creative is great for your wellbeing and can be a vital coping strategy for dealing with mental health problems. With many activities across Lanarkshire postponed for the foreseeable future we wanted to create an opportunity for people to be involved in something positive.
We are inviting you to create the cover image for the summer edition of Mental Health Matters magazine.
In line with this year’s theme for Mental Health Awareness week, the theme for the cover is Kindness which can be visualised any way you like. Visit MHF for more info: www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week
All you have to do to enter is submit your image as per the requirements mentioned below via e-mail as a high quality Jpeg.
1st Prize – £50 Amazon e-voucher
The winning image will feature on the front cover of the magazine, within an article which will also showcase the 2 runners up and appear on the Lanarkshire Links website along all other competition entries.
2nd Prize – £30 Amazon e-voucher.
The runners up image will feature in an article in the magazine and appear on the Lanarkshire Links website along all other competition entries.
3rd Prize – £20 Amazon e-voucher.
The 2nd runners up image will also feature in an article in the magazine and appear on the Lanarkshire Links website along all other competition entries.
The only entry requirement is that you must live, work or study in Lanarkshire. If you are under the age of 16 your parent or carer will need to sign a consent form on your behalf. (Please contact us for the consent form.)
Please send your image to firstname.lastname@example.org with “COMP” as the e-mail subject.
Please include your name, a contact telephone number and a short description of how your image relates to the theme of Kindness.
1 entry per person.
The deadline for entries is 12 noon on Friday 5th June 2020. Entries submitted after this time will not be included in the judging.
Winners will be announced by 12 noon on Friday 12th June 2020.
Must be an original image that you own and has not been submitted or displayed to other competitions, exhibitions or online publications.
Must be a high quality Jpeg and can be a photograph, digital artwork, drawing or painting*
Our magazine is published in an A4 format.
Images should have no text.
Photographs including other people will need to be submitted with consent forms signed by all of the individuals pictured. (Please contact us for the consent form.)
*Due to the current situation we do not have access to our offices and are unable to accept postal entries so any drawings and paintings should be scanned or captured with a camera phone.
Below are some of our previous editions of the magazine that you could use for inspiration.
The Stigma Free Lanarkshire team will assess all entries for suitability and finalists will then be passed onto a panel of 3 Lanarkshire Links committee members. A winner and 2 runners will be decided based on –
Originality, creativity and interpretation of the theme.
Winners will be contacted by e-mail or phone.
The small print:
By entering the contest you agree to the following terms, (i) you grant Lanarkshire Links an exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to edit, reproduce, publish, display and otherwise use your entry, in whole or in part, for any purpose and in any manner or media (including, without limitation, the Internet) throughout the world in perpetuity, and to license others to do so, without limitation or further compensation; (ii) you represent that you have all rights necessary to submit your entry and to grant Lanarkshire Links the rights granted in subsection (i), above;
(iii) you agree that, if your entry is selected by Lanarkshire Links as the Winner, you will sign any additional license or release that Lanarkshire Links may require and you will not enter your image into any other competition, exhibition or online publication that will publicly distribute or display your entry without the express permission of Lanarkshire Links;
(iv) if selected as the Winner or a Runner Up, you grant Lanarkshire Links permission to use your name, biographical information and likeness, in any media now known or hereafter developed, in connection with any use of your entry permitted herein; and (vi) you agree to release Lanarkshire Links, its affiliated companies, and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each, from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or with Lanarkshire Links’ exercise of the rights granted herein (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to copyright rights, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light).