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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.

August Local Champion: Sarah King

Created Friday, 26 August 2016 in News
Twenty five year old Sarah King of Esperance believes that anyone can Act-Belong-Commit in their daily lives. From reading, to cooking to contributing to the community through the Apex Club of Esperance, Sarah has a long list of mentally healthy activities that she participates in and encourages others to reap the mental health benefits that come from Acting, Belonging and Committing.

Act-Belong-Commit & Suicide Prevention

Created Tuesday, 02 August 2016 in News

Suicide is a complex area with multiple interrelated factors. Nevertheless, given the strong interrelationships between suicide, traumatic life events and mental illness, it is evident that mental health promotion programs such as Act-Belong-Commit contribute to suicide prevention at a primary prevention level by keeping people mentally healthy, building individual and community resilience, and by preventing mental illness.

Get your organisation involved in Mental Health Week 2016!

Created Friday, 08 July 2016 in News

This year, Mental Health Week runs from the 8-15 October. It's an opportunity to promote awareness about mental health and wellbeing, and equip people with the right information. The theme for 2016 is Act-Belong-Commit, with a focus on suicide prevention.  We've put together a list of ideas of activities/events that you can do in your school, workplace, club, community group or friendship network....

June Local Champions: Spirit of the Streets Choir

Created Friday, 24 June 2016 in News

Act-Belong-Commit Partner, the Spirit of the Streets Choir is a singing community that welcomes everybody, but has a strong focus on recruiting those who are outside the reach of the mainstream community. We spoke to a few of the members about how singing in the choir helps them to keep mentally healthy and here is what they had to say!

Act-Belong-Commit is the 2016 Mental Health Week theme!

Created Friday, 20 May 2016 in News

WESTERN Australia’s peak body for community mental health, the WA Association for Mental Health (WAAMH), with the support of the WA Mental Health Commission, are pleased to announce the Act-Belong-Commit message as the official theme for WA’s Mental Health Week in 2016.

“High School Comic Competition” - Terms & Conditions

Created Thursday, 19 May 2016 in News
1. Instructions on how to enter and other information contained within the promotional advertisements form part of these Terms and Conditions.

“Share Your Story Primary School Competition” - Terms & Conditions

Created Thursday, 19 May 2016 in News
1. Instructions on how to enter and other information contained within the promotional advertisements form part of these Terms and Conditions.
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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 Youth Connectors

Act-Belong-Commit Youth Connectors

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
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Standing Strong Together: Aboriginal Act-Belong-Commit logo shared across WA

Standing Strong Together: Aboriginal Act-Belong-Commit logo shared across WA

Mentally Healthy WA this week released an Aboriginal logo and slogan for use state-wide. The adaptation of the well-known Act-Belong-Commit message is designed for use by Aboriginal partner groups who want to promote social and emotional wellbeing in communities across WA, and for organisations who sponsor or support events run by Aboriginal groups.

The logo and slogan, ‘Standing Strong Together’ were developed on the traditional land of the Ngarluma People alongside Elders, local Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in Roebourne. The project looked at how the Act-Belong-Commit campaign could be culturally adapted for Aboriginal people. Read more...
Don't let winter rain on your parade!

Don't let winter rain on your parade!

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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