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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!

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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

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.

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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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