Text Size: Normal | Large

Case Studies & Reports

Annual Reports

pdf2015_Annual_Report.pdf3.17 MB

pdf2014 Annual_Report (PDF)1.86 MB

Impact Evaluation of Act-Belong-Commit

pdfEvaluation of Act-Belong-Commit 2016.pdf

pdfEvaluation of Act-Belong-Commit 2015.pdf132.98 KB

pdfEvaluation of Act-Belong-Commit 2014(PDF)

pdfEvaluation of Act-Belong-Commit 2013 (PDF)
pdfEvaluation of Act-Belong-Commit 2012  (PDF)

Roebourne Act-Belong-Commit logo

Report on Community Consultation for Roebourne Act-Belong-Commit logo

pdfLogos_Survey_Report_Final_03052016.pdf3.56 MB

Act-Belong-Commit in Action

A compilation of case studies from Phase II (2008-2010)

pdfAct-Belong-Commit in Action (PDF)11.09 MB

Case Studies from Phase III (2012-2014)

pdfCombined_Case_Studies_from_Sites.pdf1.15 M

Pilot Project Evaluation - Introduction

The Act-Belong-Commit Campaign is a positive mental health promotion project that was piloted in six regional communities in Western Australia 2005–2007.

Five of the six participating towns produced a regional case study at the end of pilot to provide a historical record of the pilot study implementation and to provide insights for others who may be planning mental health promotion campaigns in their jurisdictions. Project Officers were provided flexibility and autonomy to develop the Campaign in their communities in accord with each community’s perceived needs. As a result, the reports of experiences in each of the towns differ, as do their findings and the recommendations. While a presentation framework has been applied to the reports, each of the case studies is presented from the viewpoints of the Act-Belong-Commit Project Intervention and Evaluation Officers in each of the towns...

pdfIntroduction77.92 KB

Pilot Project

The Act-Belong-Commit Campaign was piloted in six regional communities (Albany, Esperance, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Karratha and Northam) 2005-2007. The project studied and documented ways to develop and implement partnerships and build community cohesion by fostering links between individuals and organisations.

pdfAlbany (PDF)68.54 KB
pdfEsperance (PDF)144.66 KB
pdfKalgoorlie (PDF)88.12 KB
pdfKarratha (PDF)302.85 KB
pdfKalgoorlie (PDF)88.12 KB
pdfNortham (PDF)243.51 KB

Click here to view some of our published articles.

SaveSave
ABC Pledges

Latest News & Updates

Don't let winter rain on your parade!

Don't let winter rain on your parade!

It’s that time of year again where the daylight gets shorter, the weather cools down and our lakes and dams start to fill up again. For some people, this time of year is particularly difficult as the change of season can lead to a decrease in physical activity and leave people feeling unhappy and isolated from friends and family.

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!

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...
New research shows that acting, belonging and committing can prevent mental 'ill' health in older adults

New research shows that acting, belonging and committing can prevent mental 'ill' health in older adults

This just released ground-breaking research showcased the results of a three year longitudinal study in Ireland. A team of international researchers from Spain, Denmark and Australia investigated whether Acting-Belonging-Committing prevented depression, anxiety and cognitive decline in people over 50. The results were very clear: they found the more people Acted, Belonged and Committed, the less likely they were to suffer from depression, anxiety and a decline in their cognitive functioning over those years.

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...