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Winning entry: School Poster Competition

Created Monday, 23 October 2017 in News

To celebrate Mental Health Week (7 - 14 October) this year we asked students from WA schools to submit an A4 drawing showing how they Act-Belong-Commit for a mentally healthy mind.

Winner & Finalists: Act-Belong-Commit Awards 2017

Created Wednesday, 11 October 2017 in News

The Act-Belong-Commit Awards recognise and showcase WA people and organisations that epitomise the 'Act-Belong-Commit' way of life, and celebrates their mentally healthy achievements. Read about the 2017 winners.

Mental Health Week: 7-14 October 2017

Created Friday, 06 October 2017 in News
It’s Mental Health Week (7-14 Oct), and this year our message to you is:

'Act-Belong-Commit for good social and emotional well-being'

Here are a few simple ways that you can boost your social and emotional well-being this week:

Mental Health Week 2017: Get Involved!

Created Wednesday, 09 August 2017 in News

GET INVOLVED! We've put together a list of ideas of activities/events that you can do in your school, workplace, club, community group or friendship network....

Have your say! Mental health neglected in WA’s Public Health Plan

Created Wednesday, 02 August 2017 in News
If you, like us, are baffled as to how the State Public Health Plan http://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/~/media/Files/Corporate/general%20documents/Public%20Health%20Act/First%20Interim%20State%20Public%20Health%20Plan.ashx can completely neglect mental health, have your say! Consultation on the draft Interim State Public Health Plan is now open to Local Governments.

Link to consultation page: https://consultation.health.wa.gov.au/environmental-health-directorate/1st-interim-state-public-health-plan/

So many LG’s have told us that mental health is one of the biggest issues facing their community. It appears the Dept. of Health has neglected to include mental health as they see it as the Mental Health Commission’s business. We argue that government departments should not work in silos. To completely abandon mental health in such an important government policy document has the potential to reduce investment in this important public health issue. To echo the words of the World Health Organisation ‘There is no health without mental health’.

To make it easy for you to participate in the consultation, we have drafted a one-page info sheet with some stats and statements around the importance of mental health as a public health issue. Campaign Manager Amberlee Nicholas is available to chat should you need further support in making a submission to the DoH (a.nicholas@curtin.edu.au or 9266 1709).

Partner Information & Networking Morning

Created Thursday, 06 July 2017 in News
This event is open to those who are representatives of organisations and community groups (health agencies, sports clubs, arts groups, non-profit services, community-minded small businesses etc.) who are interested in partnering with Mentally Healthy WA. As well as those who are already partnered and would like to meet other partners and learn more about promoting Act-Belong-Commit within their organisation.

Standing Strong Together: Aboriginal Act-Belong-Commit logo shared across WA

Created Tuesday, 27 June 2017 in News
Mentally Healthy WA this week released an Aboriginal logo and slogan for use state-wide. The adaptation of the well-known Act-Belong-Commit message is designed for use by Aboriginal partner groups who want to promote social and emotional wellbeing in communities across WA, and for organisations who sponsor or support events run by Aboriginal groups.

Act-Belong-Commit Pilbara Capacity Building announced as a Finalist in the WA Mental Health Awards 2017

Created Friday, 16 June 2017 in News

We're really pleased to announce that the Act-Belong-Commit Pilbara Capacity Building project has been selected as a finalist in the Diversity Category of the WA Mental Health Awards 2017!

The project encourages the community to take action to improve and maintain their mental health and well-being through the education, promotion and strategic placement of the Act-Belong-Commit message.

New resource: Keeping mentally healthy in retirement

Created Thursday, 15 June 2017 in News

Retirement is an exciting chapter in your life! There is more time to do the things you enjoy, spend time with family and friends, explore different hobbies, and set yourself new, meaningful challenges.

Act-Belong-Commit in Recovery

Created Friday, 02 June 2017 in News

Expressions of Interest wanted from service providers to host a free interactive workshop for staff and consumers to learn about how Act-Belong-Commit in Recovery can support recovery from addictions and mental health problems by promoting positive behaviours that build and strengthen mental wellness.

If you're interested please contact Alicia, alicia.fair-manson@student.curtin.edu.au or (08) 9266 1653.

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Winner & Finalists: Act-Belong-Commit Awards 2017

Winner & Finalists: Act-Belong-Commit Awards 2017

The Act-Belong-Commit Awards recognise and showcase WA people and organisations that epitomise the 'Act-Belong-Commit' way of life, and celebrates their mentally healthy achievements. Read about the 2017 winners.

What is Act-Belong-Commit?

What is Act-Belong-Commit?

Act-Belong-Commit is a mental health promotion campaign that encourages individuals to take action to protect and promote their own mental wellbeing.

Act-Belong-Commit Youth Connectors

Act-Belong-Commit Youth Connectors

Are you ... aged between 16 & 25? Passionate about health & wellbeing?

Come to our FUN & FREE workshop where you will learn:
  • About Act-Belong-Commit
  • How you can talk to friends about being mentally healthy
  • How you can assist others to get involved in the community
Partner with us!

Partner with us!

We are seeking to partner with organisations who share a vision for a mentally healthy WA.  If your group or organisation offers opportunities for mentally healthy engagement, strives to improve individual and community wellbeing; or is keen to change the way people think about mental health, you may like to consider partnering with us.