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Partner Information & Networking Morning

Created Thursday, 06 July 2017 in News
This event is open to those who are representatives of organisations and community groups (health agencies, sports clubs, arts groups, non-profit services, community-minded small businesses etc.) who are interested in partnering with Mentally Healthy WA. As well as those who are already partnered and would like to meet other partners and learn more about promoting Act-Belong-Commit within their organisation.

Standing Strong Together: Aboriginal Act-Belong-Commit logo shared across WA

Created Tuesday, 27 June 2017 in News
Mentally Healthy WA this week released an Aboriginal logo and slogan for use state-wide. The adaptation of the well-known Act-Belong-Commit message is designed for use by Aboriginal partner groups who want to promote social and emotional wellbeing in communities across WA, and for organisations who sponsor or support events run by Aboriginal groups.

The logo and slogan, ‘Standing Strong Together’ were developed on the traditional land of the Ngarluma People alongside Elders, local Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in Roebourne. The project looked at how the Act-Belong-Commit campaign could be culturally adapted for Aboriginal people.

Act-Belong-Commit Pilbara Capacity Building announced as a Finalist in the WA Mental Health Awards 2017

Created Friday, 16 June 2017 in News

We're really pleased to announce that the Act-Belong-Commit Pilbara Capacity Building project has been selected as a finalist in the Diversity Category of the WA Mental Health Awards 2017!

The project encourages the community to take action to improve and maintain their mental health and well-being through the education, promotion and strategic placement of the Act-Belong-Commit message.

New resource: Keeping mentally healthy in retirement

Created Thursday, 15 June 2017 in News

Retirement is an exciting chapter in your life! There is more time to do the things you enjoy, spend time with family and friends, explore different hobbies, and set yourself new, meaningful challenges.

Act-Belong-Commit in Recovery

Created Friday, 02 June 2017 in News

Expressions of Interest wanted from service providers to host a free interactive workshop for staff and consumers to learn about how Act-Belong-Commit in Recovery can support recovery from addictions and mental health problems by promoting positive behaviours that build and strengthen mental wellness.

If you're interested please contact Alicia, alicia.fair-manson@student.curtin.edu.au or (08) 9266 1653.

Don't let winter rain on your parade!

Created Wednesday, 24 May 2017 in News

The change in weather doesn’t have to negatively affect our mental health, there are many great ways to stay active, belong and commit throughout winter!

Act-Belong-Commit's Impact in 2016

Created Tuesday, 23 May 2017 in News
The results of our annual Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviews are in!! Each year we survey 600 West Australians living in metro and regional areas. Some of the main results were:
  •  In Western Australia, 76% of people are aware of Act-Belong-Commit (2 million people)
  • Of those who are aware of the message, 97% approve of Act-Belong-Commit
  • Of those who are aware of the message 12% did something to improve their mental health i.e. kept active, got involved in the community, volunteered (that's approximately 230,000 people)
  • The campaign contributes to the reduction of stigma surrounding mental health, with 68% of those aware of the message agreeing with this

View our full infographic here.

May 2017 Local Champion: Jem Plaisted

Created Tuesday, 23 May 2017 in News
This month we’re featuring local Inglewood Mother, Jem Plaisted. Jem is very involved in her local ‘Buy Nothing’ group. The project is a social movement that is making waves across the country, using Facebook to reduce waste and increase random acts of kindness.

Act-Belong-Commit's Impact in 2016: Infographics

Created Tuesday, 16 May 2017 in News
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Partner Report 2016: Infographics

Created Tuesday, 16 May 2017 in News
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Standing Strong Together: Aboriginal Act-Belong-Commit logo shared across WA

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Mentally Healthy WA this week released an Aboriginal logo and slogan for use state-wide. The adaptation of the well-known Act-Belong-Commit message is designed for use by Aboriginal partner groups who want to promote social and emotional wellbeing in communities across WA, and for organisations who sponsor or support events run by Aboriginal groups.

The logo and slogan, ‘Standing Strong Together’ were developed on the traditional land of the Ngarluma People alongside Elders, local Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in Roebourne. The project looked at how the Act-Belong-Commit campaign could be culturally adapted for Aboriginal people. Read more...
Don't let winter rain on your parade!

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The change in weather doesn’t have to negatively affect our mental health, there are many great ways to stay active, belong and commit throughout winter!

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