Although mental health awareness is the highest it’s ever been, there are still ideas embedded in our Aussie culture that continue to stigmatise mental health in our country.

You’ve had it before haven’t you? Someone asking “how are you?” And without really thinking about it, you respond swiftly with a blunt, half-ar*ed word like; “good,” or “fine.”

R U OK Day is about normalising the conversation. I’m sure we all have at least one person in our lives that we associate to “not opening up,” or failing to have the “vocabulary” to talk about it.

It’s not anyone’s fault, but John Mannion joins us to talk about R U OK day and what it actually means, along with some strategies to help.

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