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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!

Make Your Own Act-Belong-Commit Christmas Bunting

Created Wednesday, 03 December 2014 in News

Make your own Act-Belong-Commit Christmas-themed bunting with these simple steps:

2014 Act-Belong-Commit Christmas Challenge

Created Thursday, 27 November 2014 in News

This festive season, Mentally Healthy WA's Act-Belong-Commit team is inviting you to boost your mental wellbeing by participating in the Act-Belong-Commit Christmas Challenge

Sign up to the Act-Belong-Commit e-newsletter to receive weekly tips for the Act-Belong-Commit Christmas Challenge!

Act-Belong-Commit update from the Pilbara

Created Wednesday, 26 November 2014 in News
Act-Belong-Commit Aboriginal Project Manager who is based in the Pilbara town of Roebourne got together with a group of Roebourne agencies to take a family affected by tragedy out bush for a day.

November Act-Belong-Commit Local Champion: Luka Donald-Johnson

Created Wednesday, 26 November 2014 in News
Luka Donald-Johnson from Stirling is a young Act-Belong-Commit champion. She is actively involved in a number of activities that keep her mentally healthy including volunteering, exercising, cooking and attending weekly meditation sessions.

Act-Belong-Commit Schools Project Launch

Created Thursday, 20 November 2014 in News

A program to boost school students’ mental health and wellbeing has been launched!

Mentally Healthy Dads

Created Monday, 17 November 2014 in News

As part of Postnatal Depression Awareness Week, Mentally Healthy WA released a new information resource, "Keeping Mentally Healthy – A Guide for New Dads".

Small grants available: National Perinatal Depression Initiative

Created Tuesday, 11 November 2014 in News

The Mental Health Commission will be offering a number of small grants to government, non government, private, and not for profit organisations to improve the mental health outcomes of women experiencing or at risk of perinatal depression and their infants as part of the 2014/2015 National Perinatal Depression Initiative (NPDI) Project Agreement.

Post Natal Depression Awareness Week: 16 - 22 November

Created Friday, 31 October 2014 in News

It's not only about encouraging help seeking, it's also about what new and expecting parents can do to keep mentally healthy and prevent the onset of mental health problems.

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Volunteer Week Competition 2017

Volunteer Week Competition 2017

 
May 8 - 14 is Volunteer Week and to celebrate we’re running a competition!


To enter simply tell us how volunteering helps you keep mentally healthy in 50 - 100 words. The winning entry will recieve an iPad!

Enter now! Follow this link and fill in the details.

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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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