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It's R U OK?Day
It's R U OK?Day, a reminder that every day is a day to start a conversation that could change a life.

Today we're calling on Australians to learn what to say after R U OK? so they can keep the conversation going when someone says they're not OK.

There's more to say after R U OK?
  • Learn what to say when listening with an open mind
  • Learn what to say when encouraging action
  • Learn what to say when checking in
  • Learn how to continue a conversation that could change a life. 
When we know what to say next we can help someone open up and find pathways to support long before they're in crisis. Learn what to say next and help us move closer to our vision of a world where we're all connected and are protected from suicide. 

What else can you do?
  • Get your school, workplace, uni, sports club and community involved with these resources
  • Share the message online
  • Keep the conversation going all year round with these tools and resources.
Roleplay an R U OK? conversation
It’s not always easy to keep the conversation going when someone says they’re not OK, but it could change a life. R U OK? has released an interactive conversation roleplay video to help you learn what to say after R U OK?
 
Visit www.ruok.org.au/how-to-ask to get started and learn how to ask R U OK?, listen, encourage action and check in.
We've also released a conversation roleplay threadventure - a thread on Twitter that allows you to choose your conversation path and helps you learn what to say next. Use threadventure.
Your FREE guide to what to say next

By genuinely asking “Are you OK?” and being prepared to have regular meaningful conversations you can help someone who might be struggling to feel supported when confronted with challenges in life whether at home, work, school or in sport.

You don’t have to be an expert to keep the conversation going, learn what to say next in our FREE Conversation Guide.

Finding help
If someone has been experiencing tough emotions for more than two weeks, encourage them to talk to a trusted health professional or call Lifeline on 13 11 14 for a confidential chat any time of day or night. You can find other support services here and remember these services are for everyone - whether you need a listening ear or are concerned about someone else.
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