Today is R U OK? Day

R U OK? Day reminds us all to have this important conversation about mental health and check in on a mate.

We encourage you to reach out to your family, friends, colleagues and veterans and their families to check in and ask R U OK?

If you’re a member of our Defence or veteran communities, there is a range of services available to support you if you need help.

Open Arms – Veterans & Families Counselling offers free & confidential counselling to the veteran community 24/7 on 1800 011 046.

Safe Zone is free, anonymous and confidential for current and former Defence personnel on 1800 142 072

Families of serving personnel can also contact the Defence Family Helpline on 1800 624 608.

You can also get in touch with your local ex-service organisation. Find on the DVA website.

Lifeline is available 24/7 on 13 11 14

Take the time today to ask R U OK?

Infographic showing the four steps involved in starting a conversation