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Julia Hudson: June Act-Belong-Commit Local Champion

Created Thursday, 04 June 2015 in News
This month's local champion is Julia Hudson from Karratha. Julia is a community-minded individual who is passionate about arts & crafts, volunteering and keeping an active community life in Karratha.

Staying mentally healthy in the long run

Created Monday, 25 May 2015 in News
With the winter Fun Run season just starting those who are taking part in an event have probably been busy exercising. If you have been training, you would have noticed the physical health benefits that come with the regular exercise; including improved fitness, increased energy levels, and more control over your weight, just to name a few.

Terms & Conditions: Create Your Own TV Advert Competition

Created Monday, 25 May 2015 in News
1. Instructions on how to enter and other information contained within the promotional advertisements form part of these Terms and Conditions.

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.
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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.