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R U OK? Day

September 2021

Today is R U OK? Day.

A day to inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the people around them and lend support to the people in their world who may be struggling with life.

Given the uncertain times we are living in, that message is more important than ever.

The powerful words of Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM really stuck with us, he said: “I don’t support the phrase social distancing. As a matter of fact, what we’re talking about is physical distancing. Now in these tough times more than ever we need to be socially connected, we need to be reaching out, checking in on one another, making sure that we are looking after our own welfare and those of our loved ones”.

Asking the question R U OK? can save a life. But such a simple question can be hard to ask. Here is a video that might help:

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