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July Act-Belong-Commit Local Champion: Amanda Stephenson

Created Tuesday, 08 July 2014 in News

Balcatta resident Amanda Stephenson is our July Act-Belong-Commit local champion. After experiencing depression, Amanda's number one priority in life became taking care of her mental health.

Men's Health Week champions: Subiaco Community Men's Shed

Created Friday, 13 June 2014 in News

The Subiaco Community Men's Shed formed in 2010 when the City of Subiaco called for expressions of interest from local men to form a men's shed group. The small group of men who initially came together quickly grew to approximately 34 men all keen to participate. In 2012, the Subiaco Community Men's Shed became an incorporated group.

Men's Health Week: Celebrating your AchieveMENts

Created Wednesday, 11 June 2014 in News

It's Men's Health Week and this year's theme is 'Celebrating your AchieveMENts". To raise the profile of men's health we're asking men, boys, sons, dads, brothers and grandads to tell us how achieving personal and professional goals helps to keep you mentally.

Act-Belong-Commit: Lifestyle Medicine for Keeping Mentally Healthy

Created Wednesday, 11 June 2014 in News

An article published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine.

National Reconciliation Week

Created Tuesday, 27 May 2014 in News
This week is National Reconciliation Week. This is a time for all Australians to learn about shared histories, cultures and achievements and to explore how each of us can join the national reconciliation effort.

May Act-Belong-Commit Local Champion: Bailey O'Donnell

Created Monday, 19 May 2014 in News

Fourteen year-old Bailey O'Donnell of Rockingham is recognised by fellow community members as a fantastic all-rounder who never gives up. He is passionate about all things sport and music and always strives to be an active part of his community.

National Volunteer Week

Created Wednesday, 16 April 2014 in News
"Celebrate the power of volunteering" is the theme that will be adopted during this year's National Volunteer Week.

National Youth Week 2014

Created Friday, 04 April 2014 in News

It's the largest celebration of young people on the Australian youth calendar. It provides young people with the opportunitiy to express their ideas, showcase talents and have their voices heard.

Tip of the week: Sing for health and happiness

Created Thursday, 27 March 2014 in News

Whether it's in the shower, in your car, at karaoke with friends or with your local choir; singing can instantly boost your energy levels and mood!

Tip of the week: Pets are good for mental health

Created Thursday, 20 March 2014 in News

Those who have cared for an animal will attest to the pleasure and happiness, companionship, socialisation, stress release, love and affection that they can bring to your life.

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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.

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.

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. 

Act-Belong-Commit weekly planner!

Act-Belong-Commit weekly planner!

What would you like to achieve this week? Our free weekly planner is a great resource to help you plan your act, belong and commit activities!