The mission from R U OK? is to empower everyone to connect with people in our lives, whether family or friends, or your work colleagues and students. The aim is to create a community here at MacKillop College in which we can make meaningful connections with each other and support anyone who may be struggling.
Suicide prevention is critical in our community but also Australia wide. Beyond Blue reports that suicide is the leading cause of death amongst Australians aged 15 to 44. Checking in with a mate about how they’re going can make a huge difference in their life, and together, we can reduce these statistics.
If you have a few minutes to spare during your day take a few minutes to have a look at the RUOK website, or perhaps view the 30 second YouTube clip.
Lastly, please don’t hesitate to reach out to others for assistance – it’s ok not to be ok!
The MacKillop College Counselling Team
(Leilani, Sam, Colin & Betty)