Little Athletics NSW is proud to be a Hey Sport, R U OK? Champion.
Hey Sport, R U OK? empowers grassroots sporting clubs and organisations to learn how to spot the signs that someone in their sporting community might be struggling with life’s ups and downs.
Whether you’re a coach, official, administrator, participant or a combination of these role, R U OK? has developed resources to empower you with the knowledge and confidence to have a conversation with someone who might be doing it tough and ask ‘are you OK?’
You don’t need to be an expert to reach out – just a good friend and a great listener.
Use these four steps and have a conversation that could change a life.
Hey Sport, R U OK? free resources provide practical tools and tips on how to build an R U OK? culture and how to have an R U OK? conversation, including clear pathways of support if someone answers ‘no, I’m not OK’.
- A practical guide for coaches
- A practical guide for building an R U OK? culture
- Activity Sheets
- Translated resources
- Digital assets for sharing
“Hey Sport, R U OK? is for all participants, officials, administrators and supporters across Australia’s grassroots sporting community. The campaign is designed to complement and support existing efforts with practical tools to encourage everyone involved to support each other both on and off the field,” said R U OK? CEO Katherine Newton.
“We are looking forward to working with the Little Athletics NSW community to share the
R U OK? message, providing the resources and understanding on how to have a conversation and ask ‘are you okay?’”
“The chances are we all know someone who is struggling. By asking, “Are you OK?” and having a genuine and meaningful conversation, it can help someone feel supported, long before they are in crisis.”
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