Today is R U OK day.

Did you know that 2100 Australians take their life every year? And what’s worse, for every one that does, 30 others attempted to.

If you have noticed that one of your friends or colleagues have been a bit off lately, or not their usual selves, now is the time to have that conversation you might have been hesitating to have. A little question can go a long way, especially to those going through a tough time. You can start with the usual ‘How are you’? Then re-phrase with ‘how are you really doing….Are you ok?’ Check out here for some tips and guidelines to having that difficult conversation.

R U OK envisions a world where we’re all connected and are protected from suicide. Their mission is to encourage and equip everyone to regularly and meaningfully ask the people around them “are you ok?”

Check out these workplace resources to start a life-changing campaign at work.