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Today is world suicide prevention day and r u ok day. Suicide is preventable, yet, sadly, 2,500 Australians die by suicide every year and more than 60,000 make an attempt. If someone in your life is struggling with mental health issues and you don’t know how to talk to them about it please read this helpful instructional on how to ask someone “are you ok?”.

Studies show that owning an animal can help people with mild to moderate depression to feel better. Here’s a list of ways.

If you’re struggling today and don’t have a furry friend to hug, you could head down to your local shelter and squeeze one of the many homeless animals there. Choose carefully though, not all animals are huggers!

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