RU OK Day 2023
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Check in with family, friends and those struggling with life by checking on their well-being on national RU OK Day on Thursday 14 September 2023.
R U OK? is an Australian public health promotion charity that encourages people to stay connected and have conversations that can help others through difficult times in their lives. RU OK Day was started in 2009 by Gavin Larkin after his father, Barry Larkin, passed from suicide.
This year's RU ok Day theme is "I'm here to hear" to encourage conversations that:
Why RU Day matters
Concerningly the prevalence of mental health in Australia is a major issue, making occasions like RU OK Day all the more important.
In measuring the extent of the issue, The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has reported that:
Things you can do
So, what can we all do this RU OK Day to make a difference at the individual and national level?
Host an event
You might like to organise a get-together for your workplace, school, or community group whether it is a morning tea, a barbeque or lunch.
Ask the question, RU OK? and start a conversation
Reaching out to someone might make an enormous difference to their well-being.
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