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Get Ready for R U Ok?


R U OK? Day is happening on Thursday, 13 September.

Get ready to celebrate R U Ok? within your workplace on Thursday, 13th September 2018.

We spend up to 60% of our waking hours at work so this is the perfect place to pause and ask a simple question that could make the world of difference to someone struggling with life’s challenges. 

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, between 2012- 2016, the average rate of suicide was 2795 deaths per year. That equates to an approx. 8 suicides per day. To think that many people feel suicide is their only option is heartbreaking. 

To get involved it is as easy as asking just one simple question: R U OK?

We encourage all Australian workplaces to get involved in this great initiative and will be sharing some great tips and resources with you to help spread the word. 

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To celebrate R U Ok? Day, Acacia Connection is running some free webinar sessions. Learn the steps involved for navigating a conversation with someone you are worried about with confidence.

All employees are welcome to join us. Please register to join at links below: 

These sessions will be presented by Georgina, one of Acacia Connection’s leading psychologists. Everyone is welcome.

Staying connected and having meaningful conversations is something we can all do. You don’t need to be an expert – just a great mate and a good listener. So, if you notice someone who might be struggling – start a conversation.

The workplace represents an important connection point for all of us as we often spend a lot of our time working alongside colleagues, clients and customers. The time we spend at work highlights our need to watch out for each other by asking a simply question…R U Ok?

Starting a Conversation

If you notice that someone is experiencing some of the indicators above, start a conversation with them. It could make all of the difference. Here’s how…

1. Ask R U OK?

2. Listen without judgement

3. Encourage action

4. Check in


We offer a series of popular mental health workshops specifically designed for the workplace.

Ensure your team have the confidence to manage situations involving mental health concerns in the workplace Mental Health Training for Leaders or Mental Health Training for Employees.

Conducted by our specialised training service provider, The Workshop Lab, this invaluable workshop provides practical tools and techniques to ensure employees know exactly what to do when dealing with mental health concerns in the workplace.  

Duration: 3 or 4 Hours. 


If you or someone close to you needs support, contact Acacia Connection for an appointment.

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