The Australian Workers' Union supports R U OK? Day and hosts events in conjunction with our Delegates and members each year.
R U OK Day is held on the second Thursday in September each year.
R U OK? wants to see a world where we’re all connected and are protected from suicide.
Conversations that are geared towards helping people feel loved, supported and connected do make a difference. When family and friends show tolerance and understanding, it can make it easier for people to speak up, access help if needed, and access it early.
R U OK? encourages four steps to help get us started with these four steps:
3. Encourage Action
4. Check in
For more, visit www.ruok.org.au/how-to-ask
If you're needing help, Lifeline is available for crisis support on 13 11 14.