R U OK? Day 2018 – DIY Kit

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If you’re planning an event or activity for R U OK Day, or want to spread the word of how to help your mates when they need it, this little pack should get you started.
R U OK is only once a year, but every day is a great day to have a conversation with a mate, maybe even one that could change a life.
R U OK Day Kit and Info for Your Event or Social Media
Start a Conversation Event and Talk – Where I’ll be for R U OK Day
‘Every day is R U OK?Day’ , 2018 Key Campaign Message – How To Ask
Find Help when you need it
Recognising Signs that someone needs help
Follow R U OK on the socials

 

R U OK Day Kit – 2018 Resources, Messages and Information

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The R U OK? Day Champions Kit has everything you need to plan an event, big or small, and make some noise about it, or share and be part of the conversation on the day.

Event posters, conversation starters, social media posts, helpful info on how to ask and talk to your mates and a bunch of other cool stuff

Check out and download the  >>>> R U OK Day Champions Kit  <<<<

 

R U OK’s official Sydney event, Thursday Sep 13

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More deets on  >>> R U OK’s official Sydney event <<<

  • Final stop for the Conversation Convoy.
  • Thursday Sep 13
  • 7.30am – 11am
  • Walumil Lawns, Barangaroo Reserve. 

Start a Conversation, Event and Talk – Where I’ll be on R U OK? Day

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Start A Conversation – Hosted by Talk Events in conjunction with TAFE NSW
Cocktail evening with activities, a silent auction to raise funds for R U OK, and a few words from me about why and how we can all look out for your mates.

Facebook Event Link and tickets: Start A Conversation
Wed Sep 12
6.30 – 9.30
Social @ Verandah, Sydney

Every day is R U OK?Day – 2018 Key Campaign Message

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Every day people experience life’s ups and down and things like grief, relationship breakdown, financial difficulty or losing a job. For some people, living with anxiety and depression is the rollercoaster ride for life. Sadly, many people feel they don’t have anyone to confide in, fear they will be judged and seen as weak or feel shame, embarrassment or undeserving of help. These feelings and beliefs get in the way and stop people asking for help.

R U OK Day may be only once a year, but every day is a great day to have a conversation with a mate… maybe even one that could change a life.

 

Recognising Signs  

The signs that someone needs help can be hard to spot because they look different on everyone. About the only sign that is universal is that they’re personal and look like someone not feeling their vibe or being themselves, consistently and for a while.

 >> More deets on recognising signs   <<

 

How to Ask “R U OK” and Find Help


Talking to your mates and being a friend doesn’t have to be difficult, and you don’t need to know the answers or be able to solve issues – leave that to the mental health experts.  The best thing you can be is that friend who notices, and listens, when it’s needed most.

  • Check out the “how to ask R U OK” conversation guide
  • If you’re talking to kids and younger people, Orygen’s ChatSafe guidelines are a great guide. 
  • R U OK Find Help page has lots of great resources, contacts and organisations that can help people – it’s a great one to share around.

 

 

2018 Conversation Convoy

For the second year R U OK is on the road and in the community with The Conversation Convoy.
Driving around Australia and landing in Sydney on R U OK Day, Sep 13.

 

R U OK Social Media

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For more toasty pieces on >>>> mental health and self care <<<<

Craig @ CraigOnToast

Social Media and Content Strategy, Head of Social @ Colloquial, Social Media @ TEDxSydney, LGBT Blogger, Influencer / Talent @ TheRight.Fit, Model @ Wink, R U OK Day Ambassador.
Speaks and talks- Social Media, R U OK Day & Mental Health, LGBT Life & Advocacy

Follow along on LinkedInTwitter or Facebook 
Instagram , but only if you can handle creative freedom

Contacts
Email:craigontoast@gmail.com
Model bookings: WINK models
Influencer, blogger, model and talent bookings: TheRight.Fit
Speaker bookings: email and let’s talk!

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