R U OK?
We can all make a difference by starting a conversation, reconnecting with people who matter to us and regularly having meaningful conversations.
Everyday is R U OK? Day so keep the message alive.
All students and staff are encouraged to wear yellow on September 13 to support mental health.
How to Ask
- Ask R U OK?
- Listen without judgement
- Encourage action
- Follow up
Watch the Video
Hold an event
- Organise an R U OK event in your area and let us know what you are doing?
- There are many simple ways to bring people together and raise awareness like hosting a morning tea or wear yellow day.
- Send us a fun photo of your event afterwards so we can capture the moment and use it to promote the message R U OK
- See what interesting events are already happening.
Pizza and panel/group discussion around
what being well looks like.
Connecting and conversations
over a hot soup.
Student Union Floor
Student Union Floor
Activities, Games, Music, Free Food and giveaways
Stalls from local Organisations
Men’s Health Panel with theme of Healthy Masculinity with
-Jeremy Forbes (HALT)
-Alistair Duncan (Detective)
-Dan Sonderhof (Speak Up)
-Peter Strange (Bendigo Community Health)
|10am-1pm||The Learning Commons (TLC-211)|
The workshop trains people to recognise signs that someone may be struggling with thoughts of suicide, and to help link people with life-saving intervention resources.
Employee Assistance Program Awareness Session
Manager Assistance Program Awareness Session
The Agora (if wet weather ELT 4)
Games, Music Tai Chi and giveaways
Stalls and various activities
Panel Event and discussion with various students “We need to talk about Mental Health”
|9.30-12.30||Counselling Service||This 3-hour training course, aims to enhance knowledge and skills in identifying signs and symptoms of common mental health problems like anxiety, depression, suicide awareness and psychosis. To book a space call 03 9479 2956|
Monday 10th September
|‘Managing your stress through Music’ Drumbeat session with Ron from Family Care|
Tuesday 11th September
‘There are people to Help’
Speak Up Info session with Dan Sonderhof
Wednesday 12th September
|'Using Art to Cope' All Day Drop in and colour|
|'Who can I call on'|
Market day of local services