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How to have difficult conversations on R U OK? Day

- September 10, 2020 2 MIN READ

This year R U OK? is encouraging Australians to learn what to say if someone in their life says they are not OK. With millions of Australians impacted by the coronavirus crisis, checking in on the mental health and well being of loved ones, friends and colleagues have never been more important. R U OK?… Read more »

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Why you need to ask this question: R U OK?

- September 10, 2020 3 MIN READ

Updated September 10 2020 As a small business owner you’ll know the daunting task of being across all the aspects of your business, and concern for your employee’s wellbeing is likely one crucial element. This week there will be a lot of noise and media traffic around R U OK? Day and what it means… Read more »

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R U OK? The idea that sparked a mental health revolution

- September 10, 2020 4 MIN READ

Updated September 10 2020 Gavin Larkin believed conversation could change a life. Despite losing his own life to an aggressive form of lymphoma in 2011, Larkin’s belief that a simple conversation could be the difference between life and death launched a crusade that has swept Australia. As the founder of R U OK? Larkin initiated… Read more »

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Calls for more support for farmers on R U OK Day 

- September 12, 2019 2 MIN READ

The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) are calling for more support services for those in regional areas, as the drought crisis continues and the link between mental health and financial distress continues to increase. The CA ANZ are offering mental first aid training to accountants in regional areas to help them identify… Read more »

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Why we need to talk about suicide prevention and mental health

- September 13, 2018 3 MIN READ

Suicide remains a major concern for Australians, taking over 2,800[1] lives per year. It is the leading cause of death among 15-44-year-olds, with young men and small business owners making up a large proportion of the cohort. Ahead of R U OK Day on September 13, leading workplace mental health expert Marcela Slepica suggests it’s… Read more »