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Terms & Conditions: Create Your Own TV Advert Competition

Created Monday, 25 May 2015 in News
1. Instructions on how to enter and other information contained within the promotional advertisements form part of these Terms and Conditions.

5 tips to Act-Belong-Commit and beat the winter blues

Created Wednesday, 13 May 2015 in News
Winter is coming! And unfortunately the 'winter blues' is an actual phenomenon. The colder weather paired with shorter hours of sunlight can have an impact your opportunities to take part in activities that contribute to mental well-being so we've compiled a list of tips to help you Act-Belong-Commit and beat the winter blues!

Nominations are now open for the Mental Health Good Outcome Awards

Created Thursday, 07 May 2015 in News
The Mental Health Good Outcomes Awards, presented by the Mental Health Commission, celebrate individuals, groups, programs, services and partnerships across the government, private and community sectors that have made an outstanding contribution to mental health in Western Australia.

Partner with us!

Created Friday, 01 May 2015 in News

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. 

Act, Belong and Commit to the Knit

Created Tuesday, 28 April 2015 in News

With depression set to be the second leading cause of disability in the world by 2020, it is important to focus on our mental health just as much as our physical health.

April Local Champion - Trent Caldwell

Created Friday, 17 April 2015 in News
This month's local champion is Trent Caldwell from Broome. Trent is a local mental health advocate, volunteer and artist with a long-list of contributions to local youth within the Broome community.

Act-Belong-Commit Pilbara Community Forums

Created Friday, 17 April 2015 in News
Living in the Pilbara can pose unique challenges. For some, being away from loved ones, long work hours and a high cost of living can be tough. However there are some great strengths in the region. These forums are about identifying these strengths in each community and building on them together.

Mentally healthy schools

Created Tuesday, 24 March 2015 in News

In March, Newton Moore Senior High School in Bunbury held an 'Act-Belong-Commit' themed week to promote the importance of staying mentally healthy to students.

Mentally Healthy WA and Chevron Australia are working together to create mentally healthy schools in Western Australia.

February Local Champion: Emma Howell

Created Thursday, 19 February 2015 in News
This month's local champion is Emma Howell of Geraldton. Emma strives to be a part of whatever is going on in the Geraldton community and has an impressive list of volunteering contributions.
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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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