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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.

Act-Belong-Commit in the Pilbara

Created Friday, 12 September 2014 in News
Almost ten years ago, Karratha was one of six pilot sites in Western Australia to participate in a world-first project to promote mental wellbeing.

What is Act-Belong-Commit?

Created Thursday, 21 August 2014 in News

Act-Belong-Commit is a mental health promotion campaign that encourages individuals to take action to protect and promote their own mental wellbeing.

Country Arts WA & Act-Belong-Commit Present: Sand Tracks

Created Thursday, 31 July 2014 in News

Sand Tracks is a remote Indigenous contemporary music touring program run by Country Arts WA. Proudly sponsored by Healthway promoting the Act-Belong-Commit message. This project aims to build skills and experience to present performing arts shows in your community, while also developing Aboriginal artists.

Touring regionally: Dust of Uruzgan presented by Act-Belong-Commit

Created Tuesday, 29 July 2014 in News

Over the last 15 years Fred Smith has emerged as one of Australia's most interesting songwriters. He has spent the last 15 years all over the joint: working on peace keeping missions in Afghanistan and the South Pacific, touring in America and travelling the Australian festival circuit.

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Be mentally healthy this festive season!

Be mentally healthy this festive season!

The Festive Season is a great is a time of year to celebrate, kick back and relax and generally indulge in delicious Christmas treats. While this may sound great, for some people it can lead into a slump or other factors during the silly season can cause people to experience poor mental health.

We’re encouraging everyone to take action to keep themselves mentally healthy through the festive season! Here are few of our top tips:

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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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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. 

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