Text Size: Normal | Large

News

Terms & Conditions - Mentally Healthy Canning: Photo Competition

Created Monday, 14 March 2016 in News
Terms & Conditions - City of Canning/Act-Belong-Commit photo competition

Mentally Healthy Canning: Photo Competition

Created Monday, 14 March 2016 in News

Win an iPad!!!! Take a photo showing how you stay mentally healthy in the City of Canning area!

Roebourne's Act-Belong-Commit Logo Celebration

Created Friday, 04 March 2016 in News
All welcome!!! Roebourne has a new logo to promote Act-Belong-Commit. The new logo will be announced and displayed at the event.

February Act-Belong-Commi Local Champion - Terry Hunter

Created Monday, 22 February 2016 in News
This month's local champion is Perth man Terry Hunter. Terry has been involved in a peer support capacity through the Amputee Support Group at the Spine and Limb Foundation in Shenton Park for 10 years, using his own lived experience to offer support to others.

Once having been through the Peer Support program himself, Terry wanted to assist those who have experienced a traumatic incident to be, happier, healthier and more resilient.

Spreading the Act-Belong-Commit message in the community

Created Wednesday, 10 February 2016 in News

Are you seeking a speaker to highlight the importance of keeping mentally healthy and spread the Act-Belong-Commit message within your organisation? Whether you're from a sporting club, arts group, community centre, health service, aged care facility, volunteer centre, small business, workplace or school we can organise someone to deliver a tailored presentation covering a variety of mentally healthy topics including:

Make a pledge to be mentally healthy in 2017

Created Tuesday, 29 December 2015 in News

The New Year is the perfect time for new resolution, so why not pledge to do something for your mental health! Maybe you're thinking that you need to spend more time with your family, start exercising regularly or learn a new skill.

Mentally healthy tip: Practise gratitude

Created Thursday, 17 December 2015 in News
Being grateful doesn't cost any money, and it doesn't have to take much time, but the benefits can be enormous. Being grateful can help you make friends, improve mental & physical health, enhance empathy, improve sleep and self-esteem. So take a few moments to focus on what you have, rather then what you don't have!

Read more: http://onforb.es/1LAPyTB

New parents Nyika & Cornel

Created Monday, 16 November 2015 in News

Nyika & Cornel are parents to a six week old baby girl, they share their advice on how they are staying mentally healthy as new parents.

This week: Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week

Created Monday, 16 November 2015 in News
Perinatal Anxiety and Depression affects 100,000 new parents each year. During Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week (15 -21 November) we're encouraging new parents to become more aware of the things they can do to boost their mental wellbeing during this period of change.

Mums: http://bit.ly/Newmums
Dads: http://bit.ly/Newdads

October Local Champion - Andrew Markovs from Albany

Created Thursday, 29 October 2015 in News
Andrew is a mental health advocate who is passionate about using his lived experience of mental illness to create change in his local community. After being diagnosed with bipolar disorder 14 years ago, Andrew realised that while there was no 'cure' for his condition, it didn't mean that he couldn't live a mentally healthy and fulfilled life.
ABC Pledges

Latest News & Updates

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:

Read more...
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.

Read more...
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.

Read more...
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. 

Read more...