R U OK?
No, it's not 'R U OK? Day.' But damn, maybe we should have a few more this year with everything that is going on.
We want to encourage people to shoot a quick post out into your world as if it was 'R U OK? Day' and remind anyone going through a hard time, there are people to talk to.
If you are having a tough time there are many resources available.
You can give any of these services a call:
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636
Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800
QLIFE (LGBTIQ+ support): 1800 184 527
1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732
MensLine: 1300 789 978
If you are in danger, call 000
A lot of these services have online chats and texting options if you aren't up for a call.
LIFE LINE: https://www.lifeline.org.au/get…/online-services/crisis-chat
MENS LINE: https://mensline.org.au/…/mensline-australia-online-counse…/
KIDS HELP LINE: https://www.kidshelpline.com.au/get-help/webchat-counselling
BEYOND BLUE: https://www.beyondblue.org.au/
R U OK recommended support services page: https://www.ruok.org.au/findhelp
It is OK to ask for help.
If you are concerned about someone, R U OK? has a page to guide you through having that conversation.
COVID-19: Please also check out this government page that recommends different support options around Covid.