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Act-Belong-Commit Youth Connectors

Created Monday, 06 February 2017 in News
Are you ... aged between 16 & 25? Passionate about health & wellbeing?

Come to our FUN & FREE workshop where you will learn:
  • About Act-Belong-Commit
  • How you can talk to friends about being mentally healthy
  • How you can assist others to get involved in the community



Aligned to the evidence-based Act-Belong-Commit campaign, ‘Youth Connectors’ is a peer-based mental health initiative that builds resilience, educates and develops mentally healthy behaviours in young people and the people who surround them.

Upcoming workshops in Perth:

Curtin University Workshop
Wednesday 23 August
12pm to 2pm
Curtin University, Club HQ, Building 106A
RSVP essential to Darci Miller, darci.miller@curtin.edu.au

 

Youth Connector workshops will be run around various locations in WA in 2017:

 

Karratha Workshop
Thursday 22 June
4:15 pm - 6:30pm
Karratha Leisureplex Meeting Room
Dampier Road, Stove Hill WA
RSVP essential to Darci Miller, darci.miller@curtin.edu.au

Roebourne Workshop
Friday 23 June
3pm to 5pm
Roebourne PCYC
RSVP essential to Darci Miller, darci.miller@curtin.edu.au

July: South West

Bunbury Workshop
Wednesday 19 July
4:15pm to 6:30pm
Bunbury headspace
1/82 Blair Street
Bunbury WA
RSVP essential to Darci Miller, darci.miller@curtin.edu.au

Busselton Workshop
Thursday 20 July
4:15pm to 6:30pm
Venue to be confirmed
RSVP essential to Darci Miller, darci.miller@curtin.edu.au

Capel Workshop
Thursday 21 July
3:45pm to 6:00pm 
Dalyellup Community Centre 
6 Gosse Way 
Dalyellup WA
RSVP essential to Darci Miller, darci.miller@curtin.edu.au  

August: Geraldton

 

To register for a workshop in your area contact Darci, (darci.miller@curtin.edu.au or 9266 9791). More dates and times for workshops will be uploaded closer to the time, but please register your interest with Darci to receive information directly.

If your community, group, club or organisation would like to host a workshop with local youth please submit an EOI form to Darci.Miller@curtin.edu.au

 

EOI Form Download: (Word)

docxYouth_Connectors_EOI_Form.docx

 

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