Do you have a feeling that someone you know isn’t behaving as they normally would? Do they appear to be struggling with their work? Or have they lost their usual energy?

September 9 is R U OK? day. If you recognise the signs that something isn’t right, reach out and ask – R U OK? By starting the conversation, you could be making a real difference to someone’s life.

Get involved in R U OK? Day

You can take that first step and start a conversation by asking ‘are you okay?’ Check out the R U OK? day helpful tips on how to ask.

You can host an event to encourage people to start a conversation and raise awareness. Register your event now.

You can donate to help start more life-changing conversations. Find out how to make a donation.

Mental health support for employers and employees


Many Australians will experience a mental health condition that may affect their ability to work, so it's important to know how you will manage mental health issues in your business.

As an employer, you can help promote mental health in your business by:

  • increasing awareness and encourage your employees to look after their own mental health
  • supporting employees with mental health conditions and preventing discrimination against them
  • creating a mentally safe and healthy workplace.

Find out more about mental health and wellbeing support for business.