2020 has been a challenging year for everyone so it’s even more important for us to stay connected and support each other at this time.
You don’t have to be an expert to keep the conversation going when someone says they’re not OK.
By knowing what to say, and learning how to listen well, you can help someone feel supported and guide them through a conversation that could change their life. You can learn what to say on any day of the year and help someone access appropriate support long before they’re in crisis, by visiting the official website ruok.org.au
Are You Bogged Mate? Is another great online resource that encourages country blokes to talk about their mental health and even suicide. Depression in the bush is a lot like getting bogged in the mud. It might have been just a sticky patch of the road or paddock where the vehicle stopped moving, maybe you needed low range or to winch yourself out. But what happens when you get properly bogged?
Learn more at areyouboggedmate.com.au