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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!

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.
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Mental Health Week: 7-14 October 2017

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It’s Mental Health Week (7-14 Oct), and this year our message to you is:

'Act-Belong-Commit for good social and emotional well-being'

Here are a few simple ways that you can boost your social and emotional well-being this week: Read more...
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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Winner & Finalists: Act-Belong-Commit Awards 2017

Winner & Finalists: Act-Belong-Commit Awards 2017

The Act-Belong-Commit Awards recognise and showcase WA people and organisations that epitomise the 'Act-Belong-Commit' way of life, and celebrates their mentally healthy achievements. Read about the 2017 winners.

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