Today is R U OK?Day – Listen, encourage action, check in

This year R U OK?Day is encouraging awareness around the fact that there’s more to say after R U OK? If someone says they’re not OK make time to listen, encourage action and check in.

National suicide prevention charity R U OK? has developed resources that provide simple tips to help people keep the conversation going and know what to say after R U OK? Download them at

Here are some ideas to start you off for what to say next:

More detailed information and guides are available at the R U OK? website.

You can also access translated resources in a number of languages at

If you need immediate crisis or emotional support you can contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636. Phone numbers and links to other support services can be found on our Where to Get Help page or on the R U OK?Day help page.

R U OK? is a national charity dedicated to inspiring all of us to have regular, meaningful conversations to support anyone struggling with life’s ups and downs.

You can learn what to say after R U OK? at