R U OK? day

The University of Melbourne supports R U OK? Day on Thursday 10 September 2020.

R U OK? A conversation could change a life.

The University of Melbourne supports R U OK? Day each year. Use this day to take the time out to care for yourself and to reconnect with others. Asking the simple question ‘Are you ok?’ can make a world of difference.

Check back later for more information on R U OK? Day events and activities. You can also read more about the health and wellbeing services available at the University of Melbourne below.

Health and wellbeing services

Balancing life and study can be challenging. It’s important to maintain a healthy physical and mental wellbeing. The University offers one of the most comprehensive student support networks in Australia.

The University provides a range of services that can support you with:

  • Counselling and mental health resources
  • Doctor appointments, vaccinations, and health advice
  • Safety and security on campus
  • The Safer Community Program
  • Religion and spirituality

Visit the Service Finder to search for support services and resources you can access if you ever need help.

Need further support?

In Melbourne, there are a range of health services designed to help anyone feeling down or needing support.

If you are looking to chat to someone you can visit a Headspace centre or chat to someone from the Kids HelplineLifeline or Headspace. For resources and information on mental health and depression visit beyondblue. If you identify as LGBTI and want to speak with a trained counsellor, call Switchboard for free.

How to ask R U OK?