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pdfThe protective properties of Act-Belong-Commit indicators against depression, anxiety, and cognitive impairment among older Irish adults: Findings from a prospective community-based study.pdf

pdfImpact of a population-wide mental health promotion campaign on people with a diagnosed mental illness or recent mental health problem406.05 KB

pdfFrom rhetoric to action: Adapting the Act-Belong-Commit mental health promotion programme to a Danish context (PDF)135.96 KB

pdfAct-Belong-Commit Lifestyle Medicine for Keeping Mentally Healthy (PDF)380.07 KB

pdfImpact on Community Organisations that Partnered with the Act-Belong-Commit Mental Health Promotion Campaign (PDF)89.06 KB

pdfPeople’s beliefs about factors contributing to mental health: implications for mental health promotion (PDF)66.1 KB
pdfOlder Audiences’ Responses to Mental Health Promotion Messages (PDF)119.29 KB
pdfHappiness and mental health: the flip side of S-AD (PDF)439.04 KB
pdfPublic health branding Down Under (PDF)6.34 MB
pdfImplementing Mental Health Promotion: The Act–Belong–Commit Mentally Healthy WA Campaign in Western Australia (PDF)186.12 KB
pdfThe impact on mental health in others of those in a position of authority: a perspective of parents, teachers, trainers and supervisors (PDF)81.58 KB
pdfCommunity-based social marketing to promote positive mental health: the Act-Belong-Commit campaign in rural Western Australia (PDF)707.53 KB

 

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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.

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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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