Actor Hugh Jackman talks about the importance of staying connected and why he's inspired by R U OK? Day.

U OK? Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging conversations to prevent suicide. 

U OK? Day is a national day of action to remind 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.

Check in with your family and friends today - as them if they R OK! 

Get involved by clicking here.

Founder Gavin Larkin's father took his life in 1995 and this had a dramatic impact on him and his family. He explains why this tragic event propelled him to found R U OK?Day in honour of his father's memory and offers words of encouragement to people bereaved by suicide.

Posted on September 11, 2013 .