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July 17, 2019

Get Active This August

Throughout the month of August, individuals and communities across Western Australia will be ‘actively’ involved in ‘Active August’; a new state-wide campaign promoting ways people and communities can get active for their mental health and wellbeing. read more

Act-Belong-Commit in the Faroe Islands
July 09, 2019

ABC for Mental Health in the Faroe Islands

In 2016, mental health became a new focus area in the Council for Public Health in the Faroe Islands. They saw the Act-Belong-Commit program as a great opportunity to reach the whole population with a new and positive focus on mental health. read more

July 08, 2019

Mentally Healthy School in Profile: Mount Lawley Senior High School

We joined the Mentally Healthy Schools Program in 2014 as we were keen to promote and raise awareness of the importance of good mental health in our school. read more

Four diverse people in blue shirts walking away from the camera on the grass
June 27, 2019

Volunteering for Your Health and Happiness

Do you gain satisfaction from helping others or learning new skills? Do you enjoy being around people? If you answered yes to any of these questions, volunteering may be for you! read more

Winter in Perth
June 21, 2019

Ways to Act-Belong-Commit for your mental health during winter!

It’s that time of year, as the days get shorter, the weather cools down and our dams (hopefully) start to fill up again. The change in weather doesn’t have to negatively affect your mental health however. There are plenty of ways to Act, Belong and Commit for your mental health and wellbeing throughout the winter months. read more

June 17, 2019

Mentally Healthy School in Profile: Karratha Senior High School

As a large high school in regional WA, Karratha Senior High School wanted to find a whole school and community program that would promote student wellbeing and was simple and effective to embrace. read more

May 31, 2019

Muswellbrook Youth Connectors Case Study

Darci Miller, the Mentally Healthy WA (MHWA) Youth Connectors Program Coordinator, recently travelled to Muswellbrook in regional New South Wales to run a number of initiatives. read more

Students from Cooinda Primary School
May 27, 2019

Mentally Healthy School in Profile: Cooinda Primary School

All communities can benefit from the promotion of the Act‑Belong‑Commit message, simply by raising awareness of the importance of mental health and providing ideas and opportunities about how to achieve this. read more

Volunteer – Eric Coates from the WA Museum
May 17, 2019

The WA Museum Volunteer Program

Volunteers play an enormous part in creating an exciting and enriching experience for visitors to the Western Australian Museum, whether through Front of House engagement with the public, or working Back of House, helping preserve our rich cultural and natural heritage for future generations. read more

Volunteers: the beating heart of Foodbank WA
May 16, 2019

Volunteers: the beating heart of Foodbank WA

With over 75% of the workforce comprising of volunteers, it is fair to say that Foodbank WA could not operate without people generously giving their time to this worthy cause. read more