Today is R U OK? Day, following World Suicide Prevention Day.
Suicide is a leading cause of death in Australia. About 75% of those who take their own lives are male and the suicide rate among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is approximately twice that of non-Indigenous Australians.
So, jump into your mate’s corner this week. A bit of support goes a long way and a conversation could save a life.
At iyarn we’ve been going deeper with our yarns this week to make sure we’re building the habit of asking “R U OK?”
What could you do to jump in the ring with a friend that’s struggling?