Here is a copy of my personal Facebook post about R U OK Day for 13 September 2012.
R U OK? It’s R U OK day today. We need to ask this question of our friends and family not just today. Feel free to ask other days. If you ever get a reply that saying they are not OK do you know places you can get help? Here is a list care of Digital Parents Australia blogging brief.
National crisis lines and online services
13 11 14 – 24/7 telephone crisis support, as well as online one-one-one crisis support (8pm-Midnight AEST)
Suicide Call Back Service
1300 659 467 – 24/7 professional telephone crisis support for people at risk of suicide, carers and bereaved, as well as online resources and information
1800 55 1800 – 24/7 telephone counselling for young people 5–25 years, as well as online and email counselling (check website for hours)
National Hope Line (Salvation Army)
1300 467 354 – 24/7 telephone counselling for people bereaved by suicide, as well as online resources and information
Online crisis and mental health information for young people 14-25 years
Online support for 12-25 year olds, including mental health, drug and alcohol issues
National Sexual Assault, Family and Domestic Violence Counselling Line
1800 RESPECT (737 7328) – 24/7 confidential telephone counselling about domestic violence