Strategic Plan Overview

2016-2019
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.
 
To extend the reach and strengthen the impact of the ABC Campaign
 
 
Enhance capacity to deliver effective mental health promotion by fostering mutually beneficial relationships
Enhanced Programs
Consolidated and refreshed programs, and the development of new initiatives that address the needs and aspirations of diverse and evolving communities
Expanded Reach
Enhanced and additional working relationships with community partners
 
Enriched Partnerships
Renewed and additional relationships to secure investment for future growth and to ensure sustainability
Investment in our Capacity
Increased engagement and connection with more jurisdictions, communities and sub-population groups, and increased participation in individual and community activities
 
To provide leadership in evidence-based mental health promotion
 
 
To consolidate and build organisational capability
Research and Evaluation
Research that informs and evaluates the effectiveness of the A-B-C campaign in achieving its individual, community, advocacy and societal objectives
Contemporary Promotions and Communications
An evidence-based framework for mental health promotion via community based social marketing
 
Strengthened Governance and Leadership
Enhanced direction setting and decision making
Empowered and Capable People
A diverse team who are passionate about mental health and have the capacity to fulfill our vision and mission
Efficient Operations
Quality systems, processes, and infrastructure are implemented that enable the provision of consistent and reliable services to decrease administrative burden and foster sustainable practices
ABC Pledges

Latest News & Updates

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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