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Meet Local Champion Julian Ming

Created Thursday, 15 December 2016 in News

This month our local champion is Julian Ming of Perth. Julian is 18 and has just finished his first year at UWA studying Medical Science and Public Health. He is very passionate about living a happy and healthy life and encourages others to do the same.

Act-Belong-Commit weekly planner!

Created Tuesday, 29 November 2016 in News

What would you like to achieve this week? Our free weekly planner is a great resource to help you plan your act, belong and commit activities! 

Mentally Healthy Mail

Created Tuesday, 01 November 2016 in News

Mental Health Week highlights, local champion Rahul and new resources, all in this month's Mentally Healthy Mail.

Read now: http://eepurl.com/cmAuVT

Winning entry: World Kindness Day competition

Created Tuesday, 01 November 2016 in News

Congratulations to Alison who wrote the winning entry to our World Kindness Day Competition! Alison sent in the below story about her colleague Caroline, who she will kindly be passing the prize on to.

Results: Primary School 'Share Your Story' Competition

Created Tuesday, 25 October 2016 in News

We are very pleased to announce the winners and runners up to our primary school 'Share Your Story' competition.

Results: High School Comic Competition

Created Monday, 24 October 2016 in News

We are very pleased to announce the winners and runner ups to our High School Comic Competition. Our mentally healthy high schools were invited to create a comic that explores the story of a teenager learning how to be more mentally healthy through the Act-Belong-Commit message.

Karratha PhotoVoice

Created Monday, 24 October 2016 in News

Congratulations to the winners of the Act-Belong-Commit Karratha PhotoVoice Competition! You can view the album online here: http://bit.ly/2eZigu1

Mindfulness colouring in

Created Friday, 30 September 2016 in News
We’ve produced a series of mindfulness colouring in templates!

Colouring in can provide relaxation, meditation, and can have a calming effect on the individual! It can also help to enhance focus and concentration.

Mental Health Week 2016: Thanks for being involved!!!

Created Friday, 30 September 2016 in News

Mental Health Week 2016 this year was from 8 - 15 October, with the theme being Act-Belong-Commit with a focus on suicide prevention.

Journaling for mental wellbeing

Created Thursday, 29 September 2016 in News
Journaling can be a great strategy to boost mental wellbeing, by increasing self-awareness, boosting creativity and helping to build more mentally healthy habits.
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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.