Start a meaningful conversation…

Today is R U OK? Day 

The aim of R U OK? Is to “inspire people to take the time to ask “are you ok?” and listen, we can help people struggling with life feel connected long before they even think about suicide. It all comes down to regular, face-to-face, meaningful conversations about life. And asking “are you ok?” is a great place to start.”-ruok.org.au

Mental health and suicide prevention is such an important issue and it’s easy for everyone to get involved by simply starting a conversation. That’s it, simpley taking the time to ask “are you ok?” The website has heaps of resources for family and friends of those suffering as well as those suffering from mental health and addiction issues. 

So take the time today to ask your loved ones:

ARE YOU OK?

If you or anyone you know is suffering from mental health check out:

https://www.ruok.org.au


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2 thoughts on “Start a meaningful conversation…

  1. This is a very timely post with “back to school” happening here in Canada. In Toronto ( I live just outside Toronto) there is a high school ( kids age 14-18) where there were FIVE suicides last year. This really caught media attention and now that kids are going back to school the story has been on the news again. It seems that two of the kids who killed themselves had put up posts on Facebook saying they were in the grip of despair and were going to end it. But no one responded to them. There has been a move to provide more counselling and several kids interviewed on TV talked about just what you are saying; asking are you ok? I am glad you posted this and hope that many young people will see it.

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