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Mentally Healthy WA and the Act-Belong-Commit Campaign

Our Vision

A society that values mental health and where everyone has the opportunity to be mentally healthy.

Our Mission

To enhance population mental health by creating supportive environments that strengthen individual and community resilience.

Who are we?

Mentally Healthy WA operates the Act-Belong-Commit campaign.  Mentally Healthy WA is housed at Curtin University (School of Public Health, Bentley).

What we do

Mentally Healthy WA uses a community-based social marketing model to build population mental health in Western Australia. 

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Don't let winter rain on your parade!

Don't let winter rain on your parade!

It’s that time of year again where the daylight gets shorter, the weather cools down and our lakes and dams start to fill up again. For some people, this time of year is particularly difficult as the change of season can lead to a decrease in physical activity and leave people feeling unhappy and isolated from friends and family.

The change in weather doesn’t have to negatively affect our mental health, there are many great ways to stay active, belong and commit throughout winter!

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What is Act-Belong-Commit?

What is Act-Belong-Commit?

Act-Belong-Commit is a mental health promotion campaign that encourages individuals to take action to protect and promote their own mental wellbeing.

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New research shows that acting, belonging and committing can prevent mental 'ill' health in older adults

New research shows that acting, belonging and committing can prevent mental 'ill' health in older adults

This just released ground-breaking research showcased the results of a three year longitudinal study in Ireland. A team of international researchers from Spain, Denmark and Australia investigated whether Acting-Belonging-Committing prevented depression, anxiety and cognitive decline in people over 50. The results were very clear: they found the more people Acted, Belonged and Committed, the less likely they were to suffer from depression, anxiety and a decline in their cognitive functioning over those years.

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Partner with us!

Partner with us!

We are seeking to partner with organisations who share a vision for a mentally healthy WA.  If your group or organisation offers opportunities for mentally healthy engagement, strives to improve individual and community wellbeing; or is keen to change the way people think about mental health, you may like to consider partnering with us. 

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