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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.

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.

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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.

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!

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.

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.