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Who we are

Our desire for a more connected community
Our Mission

"Improving well-being through a positive, vibrant and well-connected social community"

Team
Our Values
Acceptance
We welcome people from all walks of life.
Community
We provide a welcoming and inclusive platform for our members to feel connected and valued.
Fun
We run engaging and enjoyable events.
Activate Mental Health Values
About our organisation

Activate Mental Health is a dynamic mental health initiative that focuses on providing fun and engaging meetup opportunities as a means of promoting positive mental health and well being for its members.

 

The group was founded in June 2016 as the Perth Active Depression Support Group. 

 

The group's activities are featured & advertised on the social media site Meetup & feature a mix of reoccurring and other casual meetups based on commitments made by highly dedicated individuals who can offer activities that fit the ethos of the group's purpose.

 

The group is a proud partner of the Act-Belong-Commit campaign & is a valued member of Connect Groups WA, the peak body assisting support groups in WA. 

7+
Years

100+
Event Organizers

5,300+
Members

2,000+
Events

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Meet Our Leadership Team
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 Rahul Seth CA - Founder 

Rahul Seth is a Chartered Accountant who now works in the mental health sector. Rahul's initial career path was in the field of accounting, a natural talent he discovered he had in his high school days. He worked in auditing, taxation & not-for-profit commercial accounting and obtained his Chartered Accountant qualification, but he didn't have a strong passion for this career path. 

After discovering his passion for promoting positive mental health and recovery through the establishment of this group, Rahul went on to study a Certificate IV in Mental Health and now works in the mental health sector.

 

Outside of the career realm, Rahul is a passionate amateur photographer, a former long-standing volunteer with TEDxPerth, a fanatic of Formula 1 racing & is known to enjoy reading non-fiction books and swimming at the beach.

 

Rahul believes the key to mental health recovery & living a happy life is developing various social connections across many forms, such as joining social groups & volunteering in the community & he aims to champion the message of inclusion and connection through activities he undertakes.

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Kayla Clemson - Volunteer Manager

Kayla is very passionate about the mental health sector and improving mental health issues within the LGBTQIA+ community. In her spare time she volunteers within the community with Activate Mental Health working towards NFP status.

 

In her professional experiences she works as Mental Health Support Worker at MIFWA to engage the community and work towards goals.

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Cyrille Isambert - Strategic Advisor

Cyrille is contributing to the development of Activate Mental Health. His consulting and strategy background help the team to focus on delivering the best values for the community while aligning with Activate’s vision.

 

He has been involved in the Not-For-Profit sector for more than 5 years now. Before helping AMH, he was helping young kids in difficulties from NSW to be reinserted in the society.

 

Apart from that, Cyrille loves soccer – playing and watching! He also loves nature, bush walking, snorkelling at the beach and going out with friends! He likes to think he is a good cook but…. I guess he is alright😊. Go and talk to him in French, he will love it!

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Emma O’Neil - Strategic Advisor

Emma is an innovation leader with a diverse background spanning government, innovation hubs, and technology startups. Throughout her journey, she has had the privilege of collaborating with exceptional researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs, working across various sectors such as cyber security, resources and energy, life sciences, automation, and software engineering. She is passionate about STEM education and diversity, and bridging the gap between science, technology, and the wider community.

 

Emma understands the transformative power of community and connection in overcoming mental health challenges. She actively seeks volunteering opportunities that align with her values, and is proud to be a part of the Activate Mental Health leadership team.

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