Today Is Wear White at Work Day For Suicide And Mental Illness
Wear White at Work Day For Suicide And Mental Illness is an opportunity to show your support for people carrying the silent killer around all day every day.
Depression can stem from literally hundreds of situations.
Being bullied at school, sports or work.
The loss of a pet.
An accumulation of events throughout life. These small events may be insignificant in themselves but they can add up to a lot.
If you suffer from this terrible affliction, there is help available.
In Australia we also have an RUOK? Day. The thing is, you can ask someone that question on any day in the year.
If you know someone whose mood has changed recently, just ask “how are doing?”
Remember, someone experiencing difficulty in dealing with life may feel that they are worthless, insignificant etc. Just by asking the question may give them the small boost needed to seek help.
The best place to seek help is with your GP. You can even go to a GP that has never seen you before if it will help you overcome any embarrassment. Remember though, there is no reason to be embarrassed. No matter what you tell a GP, they are equipped to help you.