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September 14, 2021

Welcome to our new Mentally Healthy Partners: September

We're excited to highlight four new partners who have signed on to our Act Belong Commit campaign. We look forward to working with these fantastic organisations to enable mentally healthy communities. read more

September 13, 2021

Curtin University partners with Act Belong Commit

Curtin University has become the first Western Australian university to become an Act Belong Commit partner, as it seeks to prioritise the mental health of its staff and students in its ‘Thrive at Curtin’ wellbeing plan. read more

September 08, 2021

Finding meaning through volunteering brings mental health rewards.

Mentally Healthy WA has released another video in their storytelling series Words to Live By – a special collection of videos which give life lessons on the mental health benefits of keeping active, belonging to your community, and committing to something meaningful. read more

August 16, 2021

Welcome to our new Mentally Healthy Partners: August

We're excited to highlight four new partners who have signed on to our Act Belong Commit campaign. We look forward to working with these fantastic organisations to enable mentally healthy communities. read more

August 02, 2021

Mentally Healthy Mail - July 2021

Welcome to your monthly dose of Mentally Healthy Mail. You'll find a snapshot of Act Belong Commit campaign updates, as well as tips and support to help you prioritise your mental health. read more

July 30, 2021

Let's get active this August!

We’re halfway through 2021, and the year has certainly had its ups and downs! But Active August is fast approaching and that’s a great reason to take our mental health into our own hands. read more

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July 26, 2021

No better time to revisit this mental health message

Dr Christina Pollard, the Director of Mentally Healthy WA and also Associate Professor of Public Health Priorities, School of Population Health, Curtin University, published an important mental health promotion article in the June 2021 edition of WA Journal, Medicus. The article reminds readers of the evidence-based Act Belong Commit message: stay active - mentally and physically, connect with others, and do things that give meaning to your life. read more

July 14, 2021

Welcome to our new Mentally Healthy Partners: July

We're excited to highlight four new partners who have signed on to our Act Belong Commit campaign. We look forward to working with these fantastic organisations to enable mentally healthy communities. read more

July 01, 2021

Managing anxiety mid-way through (another) lockdown

Part way through another Perth & Peel lockdown and many of us are no doubt experiencing some level of frustration, disappointment and/or anxiety. Most aspects of our lives have been disrupted and we are uncertain about what happens next. Anxiety and worry are normal when there is a potential or uncertain threat. The threat may be to our physical health, social connections, financial circumstances, or any other important impact on our lives such as disrupted holidays or planned events. Here are some strategies and tips to manage your way through this latest ‘new normal’. read more

June 29, 2021

A 4 day plan to help you get through the latest snap lockdown

Frustration, disappointment, irritation, anxiety – we’ll all have experienced at least one of these negative responses at the news of another COVID-19 lockdown for the Perth and Peel regions. The uncertainty and sudden disruption to our lives can take its toll on our mental wellbeing and we need to do all we can to stay mentally healthy. read more