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Results: Primary School 'Share Your Story' Competition

Created Tuesday, 25 October 2016 in News

We are very pleased to announce the winners and runners up to our primary school 'Share Your Story' competition.

Results: High School Comic Competition

Created Monday, 24 October 2016 in News

We are very pleased to announce the winners and runner ups to our High School Comic Competition. Our mentally healthy high schools were invited to create a comic that explores the story of a teenager learning how to be more mentally healthy through the Act-Belong-Commit message.

Karratha PhotoVoice

Created Monday, 24 October 2016 in News

Congratulations to the winners of the Act-Belong-Commit Karratha PhotoVoice Competition! You can view the album online here: http://bit.ly/2eZigu1

Mindfulness colouring in

Created Friday, 30 September 2016 in News
We’ve produced a series of mindfulness colouring in templates!

Colouring in can provide relaxation, meditation, and can have a calming effect on the individual! It can also help to enhance focus and concentration.

Mental Health Week 2016: Thanks for being involved!!!

Created Friday, 30 September 2016 in News

Mental Health Week 2016 this year was from 8 - 15 October, with the theme being Act-Belong-Commit with a focus on suicide prevention.

Journaling for mental wellbeing

Created Thursday, 29 September 2016 in News
Journaling can be a great strategy to boost mental wellbeing, by increasing self-awareness, boosting creativity and helping to build more mentally healthy habits.

August Local Champion: Sarah King

Created Friday, 26 August 2016 in News
Twenty five year old Sarah King of Esperance believes that anyone can Act-Belong-Commit in their daily lives. From reading, to cooking to contributing to the community through the Apex Club of Esperance, Sarah has a long list of mentally healthy activities that she participates in and encourages others to reap the mental health benefits that come from Acting, Belonging and Committing.

Act-Belong-Commit & Suicide Prevention

Created Tuesday, 02 August 2016 in News

Suicide is a complex area with multiple interrelated factors. Nevertheless, given the strong interrelationships between suicide, traumatic life events and mental illness, it is evident that mental health promotion programs such as Act-Belong-Commit contribute to suicide prevention at a primary prevention level by keeping people mentally healthy, building individual and community resilience, and by preventing mental illness.

Get your organisation involved in Mental Health Week 2016!

Created Friday, 08 July 2016 in News

This year, Mental Health Week runs from the 8-15 October. It's an opportunity to promote awareness about mental health and wellbeing, and equip people with the right information. The theme for 2016 is Act-Belong-Commit, with a focus on suicide prevention.  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....

June Local Champions: Spirit of the Streets Choir

Created Friday, 24 June 2016 in News

Act-Belong-Commit Partner, the Spirit of the Streets Choir is a singing community that welcomes everybody, but has a strong focus on recruiting those who are outside the reach of the mainstream community. We spoke to a few of the members about how singing in the choir helps them to keep mentally healthy and here is what they had to say!

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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.

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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.

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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
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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. 

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