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Children’s special three part series

There has never been a more important time to focus on student mental health and wellbeing.

In answer to this call, Act Belong Commit partnered with Seven West Media Education on an exciting special feature for children focusing on student wellbeing, student wellbeing, mental health and resilience, closely tied to the Act Belong Commit message.

The 4 page lift-out appeared in The Sunday Times across three consecutive weekends in Feb/March this year and was also packaged up and delivered to multiple classrooms across WA.

The Act Belong Commit special feature explores proactive ways to help protect and promote mental wellbeing, such as getting active, connecting with others and helping your community. Not only do these actions make you feel good, they also develop resilience, and a strong sense of self-worth and belonging. The three part series focused on the following:

  • “Do something!” ACT – Sunday 20th February
  • “Get connected!” BELONG – Sunday 27th February
  • “Make it meaningful!” COMMIT – Sunday 6th March

Class sets of 35 copies of each edition of The Sunday Times along with merit stickers and educational posters were delivered schools who requested them from Seven West Media Education.

Miss out on getting your order in? Contact the Mentally Healthy Schools program to get hold of some extra copies we had printed.

Merit stickers and educational posters included in packages sent to schools along with the three 4 page lift-outs.

How can my School get involved?

This initiative was delivered by Act Belong Commit’s Mentally Healthy Schools program.

Want to get involved so you are kept up to date with new information and resources to promote mental health and wellbeing in your school community? Mentally Healthy Schools works with over 120 partnered schools providing access to a comprehensive campaign and program to promote a positive, action-oriented message relevant to students, staff, parents and carers.

Find out more here or contact us to look at becoming a Mentally Healthy School.