Strategic Plan Overview

2016-2019
Our Vision:
A society that values mental health and where everyone has the opportunity to be mentally healthy.
 
Our Mission:
To enhance population mental health by creating supportive environments that strengthen individual and community resilience.
 
To extend the reach and strengthen the impact of the ABC Campaign
 
 
Enhance capacity to deliver effective mental health promotion by fostering mutually beneficial relationships
Enhanced Programs
Consolidated and refreshed programs, and the development of new initiatives that address the needs and aspirations of diverse and evolving communities
Expanded Reach
Increased engagement and connection with more jurisdictions, communities and sub-population groups, and increased participation in individual and community activities
 
Enriched Partnerships
Enhanced and additional working relationships with community partners
Investment in our Capacity
Renewed and additional relationships to secure investment for future growth and to ensure sustainability
 
To provide leadership in evidence-based mental health promotion
 
 
To consolidate and build organisational capability
Research and Evaluation
Research that informs and evaluates the effectiveness of the A-B-C campaign in achieving its individual, community, advocacy and societal objectives
Contemporary Promotions and Communications
An evidence-based framework for mental health promotion via community based social marketing
 
Strengthened Governance and Leadership
Enhanced direction setting and decision making
Empowered and Capable People
A diverse team who are passionate about mental health and have the capacity to fulfill our vision and mission
Efficient Operations
Quality systems, processes, and infrastructure are implemented that enable the provision of consistent and reliable services to decrease administrative burden and foster sustainable practices
ABC Pledges

Latest News & Updates

Michelle Cowan announced as Act-Belong-Commit Ambassador

Michelle Cowan announced as Act-Belong-Commit Ambassador

We’re happy to announce Michelle Cowan as an official Act-Belong-Commit Ambassador!

Michelle Cowan is the inaugural coach of the Fremantle Dockers AFLW team, an accomplished level three AFL High Performance Coach, mother of two and role model.

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Feel Good Feb to promote good will

Feel Good Feb to promote good will

February is an ideal time of year to brighten someone’s day with a random act of kindness, according to mental health organisation Act-Belong-Commit.

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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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Meaning and purpose in life reduces problem drinking in older age

Meaning and purpose in life reduces problem drinking in older age

Recent research suggests that the sorts of lifestyle factors promoted in Western Australia’s Act-Belong-Commit mental health promotion campaign could contribute to reductions in problem drinking in older adults. While most Australians enjoy the occasional beer or glass of wine, with no risk to their health, some Australians’ drinking habits are harmful.

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