I was depressed for years, and there was nothing worse than people asking me how I was. But there are things you can do to help

Last week was RUOK? Day, a day dedicated to reducing the impact of suicide on our lives. The aims of awareness campaigns such as this are, of course, noble: suicide is a terrible problem that affects far too many of our lives, and preventing even a single suicide is something that we can all aspire to do.

Related: Senate inquiry to examine claims Indigenous suicide prevention funding misspent

There’s nothing worse than feeling guilty with a smile pasted on your face, telling people that you’re 'just tired'

Related: Fears those with severe mental health issues are falling through NDIS cracks

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