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Become a youth connector!

Created Wednesday, 20 April 2016 in News

In May & June Mentally Healthy WA is trialing a new program for young people in WA. We're holding FREE & FUN workshops in Esperance, Cunderdin & Perth and we're looking for young people (16-25) to come along!

April 2016 Local Champion - Samantha Russell

Created Tuesday, 19 April 2016 in News

This month’s local champion is Bunbury teenager Samantha Russell. At just 16, Samantha has an impressive list of contributions she has made to her community, and was recently awarded a Pride of Australia medal for an act of bravery.

Partner Feature: Denmark Dragon Boat Club

Created Tuesday, 12 April 2016 in News

Denmark Dragon Boat Club is a welcoming and inclusive sporting club run by a committee of volunteers. The objectives of the Act-Belong-Commit Campaign and Denmark Dragon Boat Club align: team members state that being part of a welcoming, inclusive and tolerant club increases their sense of mental wellbeing.

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.

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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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