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"Young people feel more out of control in a much more complex world. They worry about themselves more, jobs aren’t guaranteed in a way they may have been in the past, (and) there is huge global change.”
Maria Szybiak, Manager, Mentally Health WA, spoke to Adam from FIFO Life on working in public health, Mentally Healthy WA, Active August and how to keep mentally healthy.
Young women have become the face of Australia’s mental health epidemic, with hospital admissions, calls to helplines and anxiety and depression rates on the rise.
As winter truly sets in across WA, Act-Belong-Commit is encouraging individuals, organisations and communities across WA to get involved in ‘Active August’; a new state-wide campaign promoting ways people and communities can get active for their mental health and wellbeing.
Young local leader and Halls Head College student Kaylee Miller has stepped up into her new role as youth officer for homegrown not-for-profit organisation, The Makers.
Voice, treaty, truth is the theme for this year's NAIDOC Week which celebrates Aboriginal and Islander culture throughout Australia from July 7 until July 14.
The workshops will encourage and promote Healthway’s message of Act-Belong-Commit and maintaining positive mental health through creative expression and connecting with others.
Taking place at Perth’s newest and most exciting live music venue, Freo.Social, the WAM Song of the Year, presented by Act-Belong-Commit has been taken out by Carla Geneve as the Overall Grand Prize winner for her song Greg’s Discount Chemist.
THE West Australian fashion set will again descend on the goldfields as part of the fourth Kalgoorlie Fashion Week (KALFW) next month.
Following the success of ABC TV’s Don’t Stop the Music, presented in partnership with Musica Viva Australia, teachers at Armadale Senior High School are creating opportunities for Challis Community Primary School students to continue their music education thanks to the establishment of a new year seven concert band program.