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R U OK Conversation Convoy to roll into Murray Bridge
The R U OK Conversation Convoy, which aims to support mental health and connect regional communities, will come to Murray Bridge next week.
R U OK is a public health promotion charity that aims to inspire and empower people to meaningfully connect with people they know who might be struggling with life.
As part of its outreach work in regional and rural communities, R U OK’s Conversation Convoy is travelling around Australia and will visit Murray Bridge on Thursday, October 26.
The Murray Bridge session is one of a series of free R U OK events across SA this month, designed to inform people about how we can all look out for our friends, family and colleagues.
The R U OK team will offer free practical tools and tips to encourage people to stay connected and have conversations to help those close to them through difficult times.
R U OK CEO Katherine Newton spoke about the importance to mental health of having “regular, genuine conversations about how we’re really going have the power to change lives and help the people in our world feel more supported when they’re facing life’s challenges”.
“It’s important to give people the opportunity to come to us,” she said.
“Some people prefer that face-to-face conversation, or they want to know about services or organisations like us.”
The R U OK Conversation Convoy will be at the Square Community Centre and Pine Park, Murray Bridge from 12pm on Thursday, October 26.
More information: ruok.org.au.
Get help: Phone Lifeline on 13 13 14, text 0477 13 11 44 or chat online at lifeline.org.au 24-seven; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people may also contact 13 YARN (13 92 76).
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