Formed by Gavin Larkin in 2009 the R U OK? Foundation is as a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging conversations to prevent suicide. He wanted to create a world without suicide after experiencing the suicide death of his father, Barry Larkin.
R U OK?Day is a national day of action on the second Thursday of September (12 September 2013) and reminds people to regularly check in with family and friends. The R U OK? Foundation works collaboratively with experts in suicide prevention and mental illness, as well as government departments, corporate leaders, teachers, universities, students and community groups.
The Foundation is dedicated to encouraging and enabling all people to regularly and meaningfully ask ‘are you ok?’ of anyone struggling with life.
Find out more at the RU OK? Website https://www.ruokday.com