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Create Your Own TV Advert competition for Mentally Healthy High Schools

Created Tuesday, 13 October 2015 in News

Throughout Term 3, our Mentally Healthy High Schools have been working in the classroom to create an advertisement encouraging young people to Act-Belong-Commit. The 'Create Your Own TV Advert' Competition was run throughout within Drama, Media and other classes across Western Australia with 8 schools registering and over 40 videos entered.

Creating an Act-Belong-Commit logo for Roebourne

Created Thursday, 20 August 2015 in News

Eight years after the mental health campaign Act-Belong-Commit was launched state-wide in Western Australia, progress is being made towards an adaptation of the campaign for Aboriginal communities.

And it's all happening on the Pilbara door step.

Competition T&Cs: Act-Belong-Commit Dwellingup 100 MTB Classic

Created Tuesday, 28 July 2015 in News

Terms and Conditions

1. Instructions on how to enter and other information contained within the promotional advertisements form part of these Terms and Conditions.

World Environment Day Competition Results Announced!

Created Friday, 24 July 2015 in News

Thank you to everyone who entered our World Environment Day competition! We received lots of amazing entries and enjoyed looking through them! It was a tough decision for the team here but we have selected a winner and two finalists.

Mental Health Week: Posters available

Created Tuesday, 21 July 2015 in News

We have a limited number of posters available for you to advertise Mental Health Week and your event.

There are two types available, one has space to write your event details and the other is a generic poster. Email info@actbelongcommit.org.au or phone 9266 4648 to order copies.

Elders Birthday NAIDOC Event

Created Wednesday, 08 July 2015 in News

To celebrate the Elders Birthday NAIDOC Event at the Roebourne District High School the boys were taught traditional dance by the local male Elders and this was their first performance, from this other communities want to start their own traditional dance classes.

City of Karratha's 2015 NAIDOC Event Opening

Created Wednesday, 08 July 2015 in News

Through Weerianna Street Media, Roebourne opened the City of Karratha's 2015 NAIDOC event on Saturday 26th June.

NAIDOC Week

Created Monday, 06 July 2015 in News

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples'. All Australians - young and old – are encouraged to embrace and get involved with NAIDOC each year by finding out about local NAIDOC events, going along and participating. For more information about NAIDOC: naidoc.org.au

Julia Hudson: June Act-Belong-Commit Local Champion

Created Thursday, 04 June 2015 in News
This month's local champion is Julia Hudson from Karratha. Julia is a community-minded individual who is passionate about arts & crafts, volunteering and keeping an active community life in Karratha.

Staying mentally healthy in the long run

Created Monday, 25 May 2015 in News
With the winter Fun Run season just starting those who are taking part in an event have probably been busy exercising. If you have been training, you would have noticed the physical health benefits that come with the regular exercise; including improved fitness, increased energy levels, and more control over your weight, just to name a few.
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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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