It was estimated in 2021 by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), that over two in five Australians aged 16–85 had experienced a mental disorder during their lifetime.

Mental illness effects millions of people each and every day, negatively impacting their overall wellbeing. Established by the World Health Organisation (WHO), World Mental Health Day was put in place to raise awareness for mental health issues around the world.

This picture is from a Farmers Community Connect which is designed to connect farmers with local support services, and their local community.

Delivering hope and demonstrating compassion is at the heart of what RRT stands for. Since the beginning, RRT volunteers from across Australia have linked hands to acknowledge the importance of mental healthby supporting many events throughout the years.

In the past few weeks alone, RRT have supported over 10 events that focus on mental wellbeing and de-stigmatising mental health, including:

 

  • Wellways Dog Walk for Mental Health
  • Wollondilly RUOK Tradie Brekkie 
  • Creative Community Concepts Youth Activities Day
  • Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC)  
  • Coming up: Movember – Emergency Services Event
  • Thirlmere Storm Community Support
  • RUOK Day Mt Gambier Event
  • Mining Emergency Response Competition
  • Thirlmere Storm Community Support
  • Glenbrook Skate Park Youth Day
  • Liebe Group Dalwallinu
  • Community and Stakeholder Connect
  • Gone Barney Farmers Day Out 

We value the happiness and wellbeing of our Aussie communities  and will continue to spread compassion and support through these events, expanding our resources to help benefit those who need it most.

 

Do you or someone you know need support? There are various mental health and wellbeing support organisations and mental health helplines you can reach out to:

 

Beyond Blue

Mens Line Australia

Headspace

Emergency 000

Lifeline Australia 13 11 14

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