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Be mentally healthy this festive season!

Created Wednesday, 14 December 2016 in News

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:

Act-Belong-Commit weekly planner!

Created Tuesday, 29 November 2016 in News

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! 

Mentally Healthy Mail

Created Tuesday, 01 November 2016 in News

Mental Health Week highlights, local champion Rahul and new resources, all in this month's Mentally Healthy Mail.

Read now: http://eepurl.com/cmAuVT

Results: Primary School 'Share Your Story' Competition

Created Tuesday, 25 October 2016 in News

We are very pleased to announce the winners and runners up to our primary school 'Share Your Story' competition.

Results: High School Comic Competition

Created Monday, 24 October 2016 in News

We are very pleased to announce the winners and runner ups to our High School Comic Competition. Our mentally healthy high schools were invited to create a comic that explores the story of a teenager learning how to be more mentally healthy through the Act-Belong-Commit message.

Karratha PhotoVoice

Created Monday, 24 October 2016 in News

Congratulations to the winners of the Act-Belong-Commit Karratha PhotoVoice Competition! You can view the album online here: http://bit.ly/2eZigu1

Mindfulness colouring in

Created Friday, 30 September 2016 in News
We’ve produced a series of mindfulness colouring in templates!

Colouring in can provide relaxation, meditation, and can have a calming effect on the individual! It can also help to enhance focus and concentration.

Mental Health Week 2016: Thanks for being involved!!!

Created Friday, 30 September 2016 in News

Mental Health Week 2016 this year was from 8 - 15 October, with the theme being Act-Belong-Commit with a focus on suicide prevention.

Journaling for mental wellbeing

Created Thursday, 29 September 2016 in News
Journaling can be a great strategy to boost mental wellbeing, by increasing self-awareness, boosting creativity and helping to build more mentally healthy habits.

August Local Champion: Sarah King

Created Friday, 26 August 2016 in News
Twenty five year old Sarah King of Esperance believes that anyone can Act-Belong-Commit in their daily lives. From reading, to cooking to contributing to the community through the Apex Club of Esperance, Sarah has a long list of mentally healthy activities that she participates in and encourages others to reap the mental health benefits that come from Acting, Belonging and Committing.
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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?

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Partner with us!

Partner with us!

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