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R U Okay Day

ARE YOU OKAY?

These three simple words could be exactly what a colleague of yours needs to hear right now.
R U OK Day, September 11,  is all about checking in with those around you – who perhaps seem a little out of sorts – to see if they’re okay.
With all the stress of the budget and possible wage freeze and redundancies in the Tasmanian Public Sector it’s likely people could be feeling anxious and under pressure. While it pushes an agenda of savage cuts and hardline legislation the government has increased its funding for Employee Assistance Programs – a sign there are tough times ahead if its changes are accepted.

Find out more about R U OK Day here.

If your colleagues need support or counselling they should contact their employee assistance program or support services such as Lifeline on 13 11 14.

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