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5 tips to Act-Belong-Commit and beat the winter blues

Created Wednesday, 13 May 2015 in News
Winter is coming! And unfortunately the 'winter blues' is an actual phenomenon. The colder weather paired with shorter hours of sunlight can have an impact your opportunities to take part in activities that contribute to mental well-being so we've compiled a list of tips to help you Act-Belong-Commit and beat the winter blues!

Nominations are now open for the Mental Health Good Outcome Awards

Created Thursday, 07 May 2015 in News
The Mental Health Good Outcomes Awards, presented by the Mental Health Commission, celebrate individuals, groups, programs, services and partnerships across the government, private and community sectors that have made an outstanding contribution to mental health in Western Australia.

Partner with us!

Created Friday, 01 May 2015 in News

We are seeking to partner with organisations who share a vision for a mentally healthy WA.  If your group or organisation offers opportunities for mentally healthy engagement, strives to improve individual and community wellbeing; or is keen to change the way people think about mental health, you may like to consider partnering with us. 

Act, Belong and Commit to the Knit

Created Tuesday, 28 April 2015 in News

With depression set to be the second leading cause of disability in the world by 2020, it is important to focus on our mental health just as much as our physical health.

April Local Champion - Trent Caldwell

Created Friday, 17 April 2015 in News
This month's local champion is Trent Caldwell from Broome. Trent is a local mental health advocate, volunteer and artist with a long-list of contributions to local youth within the Broome community.

Act-Belong-Commit Pilbara Community Forums

Created Friday, 17 April 2015 in News
Living in the Pilbara can pose unique challenges. For some, being away from loved ones, long work hours and a high cost of living can be tough. However there are some great strengths in the region. These forums are about identifying these strengths in each community and building on them together.

Mentally healthy schools

Created Tuesday, 24 March 2015 in News

In March, Newton Moore Senior High School in Bunbury held an 'Act-Belong-Commit' themed week to promote the importance of staying mentally healthy to students.

Mentally Healthy WA and Chevron Australia are working together to create mentally healthy schools in Western Australia.

February Local Champion: Emma Howell

Created Thursday, 19 February 2015 in News
This month's local champion is Emma Howell of Geraldton. Emma strives to be a part of whatever is going on in the Geraldton community and has an impressive list of volunteering contributions.

Mentally Healthy Schools (Project update)

Created Thursday, 19 February 2015 in News
Late last year, Mentally Healthy WA and Chevron Australia launched the Mentally Healthy Schools Project encouraging students, staff and the wider school community to Act-Belong-Commit.

By embracing the principles of the campaign throughout the whole school community, students and staff will become more aware that there are things they can and should be doing to protect and promote their mental wellbeing. This will in turn result in better coping skills, increased resilience, less risk taking behaviour, better academic results and much more!
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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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Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights

We’re pleased to support our campaign ambassador Garth Civil on his latest personal challenge, a climb to the summit of Mount Imja Tse (more commonly known as Island Peak) in Nepal.

Garth, a career firefighter, has been involved with Act-Belong-Commit as campaign ambassador since 2013 and very much lives and breathes the Act-Belong-Commit ethos.

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Partner with us!

Partner with us!

We are seeking to partner with organisations who share a vision for a mentally healthy WA.  If your group or organisation offers opportunities for mentally healthy engagement, strives to improve individual and community wellbeing; or is keen to change the way people think about mental health, you may like to consider partnering with us. 

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Act-Belong-Commit weekly planner!

Act-Belong-Commit weekly planner!

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! 

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