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October Local Champion - Andrew Markovs from Albany

Created Thursday, 29 October 2015 in News
Andrew is a mental health advocate who is passionate about using his lived experience of mental illness to create change in his local community. After being diagnosed with bipolar disorder 14 years ago, Andrew realised that while there was no 'cure' for his condition, it didn't mean that he couldn't live a mentally healthy and fulfilled life.

Create Your Own TV Advert competition for Mentally Healthy High Schools

Created Tuesday, 13 October 2015 in News

Throughout Term 3, our Mentally Healthy High Schools have been working in the classroom to create an advertisement encouraging young people to Act-Belong-Commit. The 'Create Your Own TV Advert' Competition was run throughout within Drama, Media and other classes across Western Australia with 8 schools registering and over 40 videos entered.

Creating an Act-Belong-Commit logo for Roebourne

Created Thursday, 20 August 2015 in News

Eight years after the mental health campaign Act-Belong-Commit was launched state-wide in Western Australia, progress is being made towards an adaptation of the campaign for Aboriginal communities.

And it's all happening on the Pilbara door step.

Competition T&Cs: Act-Belong-Commit Dwellingup 100 MTB Classic

Created Tuesday, 28 July 2015 in News

Terms and Conditions

1. Instructions on how to enter and other information contained within the promotional advertisements form part of these Terms and Conditions.

World Environment Day Competition Results Announced!

Created Friday, 24 July 2015 in News

Thank you to everyone who entered our World Environment Day competition! We received lots of amazing entries and enjoyed looking through them! It was a tough decision for the team here but we have selected a winner and two finalists.

Mental Health Week: Posters available

Created Tuesday, 21 July 2015 in News

We have a limited number of posters available for you to advertise Mental Health Week and your event.

There are two types available, one has space to write your event details and the other is a generic poster. Email info@actbelongcommit.org.au or phone 9266 4648 to order copies.

Elders Birthday NAIDOC Event

Created Wednesday, 08 July 2015 in News

To celebrate the Elders Birthday NAIDOC Event at the Roebourne District High School the boys were taught traditional dance by the local male Elders and this was their first performance, from this other communities want to start their own traditional dance classes.

City of Karratha's 2015 NAIDOC Event Opening

Created Wednesday, 08 July 2015 in News

Through Weerianna Street Media, Roebourne opened the City of Karratha's 2015 NAIDOC event on Saturday 26th June.

NAIDOC Week

Created Monday, 06 July 2015 in News

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples'. All Australians - young and old – are encouraged to embrace and get involved with NAIDOC each year by finding out about local NAIDOC events, going along and participating. For more information about NAIDOC: naidoc.org.au

Roebourne Logo/Slogan Competition

Created Tuesday, 30 June 2015 in News

Mentally Healthy WA is calling all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in and around Roebourne to create a logo or slogan for Act-Belong-Commit!

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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.