ARE YOU OK?
Today, 15th September 2011 is RUOK day.
This initiative was started in 2009 and aims to prevent depression and suicide, by encouraging Australians to connect with someone they care about and to help stop little problems turning into big ones.
The aim is to get everyone across the country to ask family, friends and colleagues: "Are you ok?"
Feeling isolated or hopeless is a contributor to depression and mental illnesses which can result in suicide, so having regular conversations with the people we care about can protect them.
A conversation could change a life! (go to link to see how to start a RUOK conversation)
When someone asks you “RUOK?” …