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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.

Danes adopt Aussie mental health program

Created Tuesday, 28 October 2014 in News
The Danish National Institute for Public Health announced this week that Mentally Healthy WA's mental health promotion campaign will be rolled out nationwide in Denmark in 2015.

Act-Belong-Commit Schools Project Launch

Created Tuesday, 28 October 2014 in News

You are invited to the launch of Act-Belong-Commit's Mentally Healthy Schools Project, a whole school approach to Mental Health Promotion.

BOICO and the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen

Created Wednesday, 15 October 2014 in News
Act-Belong-Commit partner organisation, Bay of Isles Community Outreach (BOICO), took up the opportunity to engage in challenging Act, Belong and Commit style activities with members of their community as part of the 'Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen'. 

2014 Act-Belong-Commit Award Finalists & Winners

Created Thursday, 09 October 2014 in News

We are thrilled to announce the full list of finalists and winners of the 2014 Act-Belong-Commit Awards.

Mental Health is for everyone

Created Friday, 03 October 2014 in News

Mentally Healthy WA's Act‐Belong‐Commit campaign is changing the way Western Australians think about mental health and mental illness. Research conducted by Curtin University indicates that Act‐ Belong‐Commit is getting people to think proactively about their mental wellbeing and giving them a more positive view of what being mentally healthy means.

Odd Socks Day… because anyone can have an odd day

Created Thursday, 25 September 2014 in News
On Friday 3rd October, pull on your odd socks and help stomp out stigma.

Act-Belong-Commit Local Champion: Dimithri De Fonseka

Created Thursday, 25 September 2014 in News
This month's local champion is Dimithri De Fonseka. Dimithri has recently migrated to Australia from Sri Lanka and is actively engaging in community life in her new home. She is passionate about learning new things and volunteering to help others.
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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:
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  • 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

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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...
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