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Standing Strong Together in Roebourne

Created Friday, 18 March 2016 in News
Act-Belong-Commit launches in Roebourne. The logo that ten year-old Jasminda Stevens created as part of a competition has been launched as the official logo of the Act-Belong-Commit campaign to build social and emotional wellbeing in Aboriginal communities in Roebourne. Jasminda’s drawing depicts the Roebourne communities standing together proud and strong.

Terms & Conditions - Mentally Healthy Canning: Photo Competition

Created Monday, 14 March 2016 in News
Terms & Conditions - City of Canning/Act-Belong-Commit photo competition

Mentally Healthy Canning: Photo Competition

Created Monday, 14 March 2016 in News

Win an iPad!!!! Take a photo showing how you stay mentally healthy in the City of Canning area!

Roebourne's Act-Belong-Commit Logo Celebration

Created Friday, 04 March 2016 in News
All welcome!!! Roebourne has a new logo to promote Act-Belong-Commit. The new logo will be announced and displayed at the event.

February Act-Belong-Commi Local Champion - Terry Hunter

Created Monday, 22 February 2016 in News
This month's local champion is Perth man Terry Hunter. Terry has been involved in a peer support capacity through the Amputee Support Group at the Spine and Limb Foundation in Shenton Park for 10 years, using his own lived experience to offer support to others.

Once having been through the Peer Support program himself, Terry wanted to assist those who have experienced a traumatic incident to be, happier, healthier and more resilient.

Spreading the Act-Belong-Commit message in the community

Created Wednesday, 10 February 2016 in News

Are you seeking a speaker to highlight the importance of keeping mentally healthy and spread the Act-Belong-Commit message within your organisation? Whether you're from a sporting club, arts group, community centre, health service, aged care facility, volunteer centre, small business, workplace or school we can organise someone to deliver a tailored presentation covering a variety of mentally healthy topics including:

Make a pledge to be mentally healthy in 2017

Created Tuesday, 29 December 2015 in News

The New Year is the perfect time for new resolution, so why not pledge to do something for your mental health! Maybe you're thinking that you need to spend more time with your family, start exercising regularly or learn a new skill.

Mentally healthy tip: Practise gratitude

Created Thursday, 17 December 2015 in News
Being grateful doesn't cost any money, and it doesn't have to take much time, but the benefits can be enormous. Being grateful can help you make friends, improve mental & physical health, enhance empathy, improve sleep and self-esteem. So take a few moments to focus on what you have, rather then what you don't have!

Read more: http://onforb.es/1LAPyTB

New parents Nyika & Cornel

Created Monday, 16 November 2015 in News

Nyika & Cornel are parents to a six week old baby girl, they share their advice on how they are staying mentally healthy as new parents.

This week: Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week

Created Monday, 16 November 2015 in News
Perinatal Anxiety and Depression affects 100,000 new parents each year. During Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week (15 -21 November) we're encouraging new parents to become more aware of the things they can do to boost their mental wellbeing during this period of change.

Mums: http://bit.ly/Newmums
Dads: http://bit.ly/Newdads
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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.