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Country Arts WA & Act-Belong-Commit Present: Sand Tracks

Created Thursday, 31 July 2014 in News

Sand Tracks is a remote Indigenous contemporary music touring program run by Country Arts WA. Proudly sponsored by Healthway promoting the Act-Belong-Commit message. This project aims to build skills and experience to present performing arts shows in your community, while also developing Aboriginal artists.

Touring regionally: Dust of Uruzgan presented by Act-Belong-Commit

Created Tuesday, 29 July 2014 in News

Over the last 15 years Fred Smith has emerged as one of Australia's most interesting songwriters. He has spent the last 15 years all over the joint: working on peace keeping missions in Afghanistan and the South Pacific, touring in America and travelling the Australian festival circuit.

Speak Your Mind

Created Thursday, 17 July 2014 in News

ABC Open is inviting Australians to share their experiences of mental health, whether it's themselves personally or someone they care about.

July Act-Belong-Commit Local Champion: Amanda Stephenson

Created Tuesday, 08 July 2014 in News

Balcatta resident Amanda Stephenson is our July Act-Belong-Commit local champion. After experiencing depression, Amanda's number one priority in life became taking care of her mental health.

Men's Health Week champions: Subiaco Community Men's Shed

Created Friday, 13 June 2014 in News

The Subiaco Community Men's Shed formed in 2010 when the City of Subiaco called for expressions of interest from local men to form a men's shed group. The small group of men who initially came together quickly grew to approximately 34 men all keen to participate. In 2012, the Subiaco Community Men's Shed became an incorporated group.

Men's Health Week: Celebrating your AchieveMENts

Created Wednesday, 11 June 2014 in News

It's Men's Health Week and this year's theme is 'Celebrating your AchieveMENts". To raise the profile of men's health we're asking men, boys, sons, dads, brothers and grandads to tell us how achieving personal and professional goals helps to keep you mentally.

Act-Belong-Commit: Lifestyle Medicine for Keeping Mentally Healthy

Created Wednesday, 11 June 2014 in News

An article published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine.

National Reconciliation Week

Created Tuesday, 27 May 2014 in News
This week is National Reconciliation Week. This is a time for all Australians to learn about shared histories, cultures and achievements and to explore how each of us can join the national reconciliation effort.

May Act-Belong-Commit Local Champion: Bailey O'Donnell

Created Monday, 19 May 2014 in News

Fourteen year-old Bailey O'Donnell of Rockingham is recognised by fellow community members as a fantastic all-rounder who never gives up. He is passionate about all things sport and music and always strives to be an active part of his community.

National Volunteer Week

Created Wednesday, 16 April 2014 in News
"Celebrate the power of volunteering" is the theme that will be adopted during this year's National Volunteer Week.
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New resource: Keeping mentally healthy in retirement

New resource: Keeping mentally healthy in retirement

Retirement is an exciting chapter in your life! There is more time to do the things you enjoy, spend time with family and friends, explore different hobbies, and set yourself new, meaningful challenges. In saying that, any life change that you go through can be unsettling and bring about uncertainty which may impact your mental wellbeing. We have realised a new resource encouraging retirees, and those who are transitioning into retirement, to boost their mental health and well-being through a few simple steps.

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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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Act-Belong-Commit in Recovery

Act-Belong-Commit in Recovery

Expressions of Interest wanted from service providers to host a free interactive workshop for staff and consumers to learn about how Act-Belong-Commit in Recovery can support recovery from addictions and mental health problems by promoting positive behaviours that build and strengthen mental wellness.

If you're interested please contact Alicia, alicia.fair-manson@student.curtin.edu.au or (08) 9266 1653.