The message from Garry Sims APM, an experienced R U OK? Community Ambassador is that a conversation can change a life Garry has a mission to inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the people around them and start a conversation with anyone who may be struggling with life. You don't need to be an expert to reach out - just a good friend and a great listener. It is OK not to be OK and Garry will share the message that it's OK to talk about it.
Garry regularly delivers his R U OK? message to community groups, trade associations and work locations. He has delivered the message in metropolitan, regional and interstate locations either face to face or by Zoom
Contact Garry through this site to discuss the needs of your social group (Rotary, etc) work location (eg State Rail), trade association (eg NSW Farmers) in receiving a FREE R U OK? presentation.
Publicly available mental health information and self-help resources.
Self-help resources and low intensity interventions, including digital mental health, group and peer supports.
A mix of self-help resources, including digital mental health and low intensity interventions. Also psychological services for individuals who require them.
High intensity services including periods of intensive intervention that may involve multidisciplinary support. Where issues may be persistent or episodic without a high level of risk, complexity or disability.
Intensive team-based specialist assessment and intervention (typically state/territory mental health services) with involvement from a range of different mental health professionals including case managers, psychiatrists, allied health workers, and GPs. Includes a high level of risk, disability or complexity.