R U OK? Day is on Thursday 8 September.
R U OK? research has found four in ten Australians feel asking someone “are you OK?” is a conversation better had with an expert.
However, R U OK? want you to know you don’t need qualifications to have an R U OK? conversation.
The work of health professionals is vital, and their value cannot be underestimated however we can all play a role in supporting the people in our world.
You don’t need to be an expert to have an R U OK? conversation. Listening and giving someone your time might be just what they need to help them through.
Ask R U OK? No qualifications needed, because a conversation could change a life.
To ensure you are prepared to have a meaningful conversation on Thursday, we have put some of the most useful and relevant resources below:
- Guide to asking R U OK?
- R U OK? Guide for sporting coaches
- Learn the signs it’s time to ask R U OK?
- Take the quiz to see if you are prepared for an R U OK? conversation
- List of free and professional support services
- Connection tips for young people
- Conversation starters
- Conversation examples for sporting clubs
- Principles of creating an R U OK? culture in sporting clubs
- Sporting R U OK? culture survey
Find more resources here.