In the media
Janine Ripper spoke to Adam from FIFO Life about how Active August came about, her own lived experience with mental illness, and how people can keep involved throughout the rest of the year.
Since VenuesWest’s Community Partners Program commenced in July 2016, benefits valuing more than $125,000 have been donated to thousands of deserving and disadvantaged West Australians facilitated through 14 non-for-profit organisations, including Mentally Healthy WA.
Scott Gauci has been a FIFO worker for over 9 years, and recently spoke to Adam from FIFO Life about the impact FIFO living can have on your mental health and wellbeing.
The annual Act-Be-long-Commit Youth on Health (YOH) Fest Albany Heats will take place at the Albany Entertainment Centre on September 13 between students from Mt Barker Community College, Bethel Christian School, Great Southern Grammar, Mt Lockyer Primary and St Joseph’s College.
The PhotoVoice competition, which is being run by wellbeing group Act-Belong-Commit (ABC) and the Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre (MRAC), launched on August 19 across the Upper Hunter, Singleton and Muswellbrook shires and lasts until October 11.
It's crucial that children learn how to look after their mental and physical wellbeing from an early age, which is why Muswellbrook Police and Act-Belong-Commit (ABC) are coming together for a new program to help with that issue.
Cherry Ripper was interviewed for Active August on RED FM's FIFO Life, where she talked about her experience working as a FIFO worker and how she looks after her mental health and wellbeing.
Jennifer Dunne was recently interviewed on FIFO life, speaking about Mentally Healthy WA, the Active August campaign and her family, including her husband who has worked FIFO for 10 years.
Maria Szybiak spoke to Adam from FIFO Life about Active August and ways members of the FIFO community can Act-Belong-Commit to keep mentally healthy.
Recently, I came across Mentally Healthy WA’s Active August campaign. Here’s what it looks like. On every single day in August, there’s a new activity that to motivate you to focus on your mental health, wellbeing and sense of connectedness with the world around you