Staying connected and having meaningful conversations is something we can all do.
You don't need to be an expert - just a great mate and a good listener.
", in a meaningful way, because connecting regularly and meaningfully is one thing everyone can do to make a difference to anyone who might be struggling. is a not-for-profit suicide prevention organisation founded by Australian ad man Gavin Larkin in 2009 as a result of his participation in Landmark Worldwide's Self-Expression and Leadership Program, which requires attendees to create a community project. works collaboratively with experts in suicide prevention and mental illness, as well as government departments, corporate leaders, teachers, universities, students and community groups.
Its activities also align with the Australian Government's LIFE Framework. tagline was brought about from extensive research proving that checking in with someone can really make a difference to their mental state. website Gavin has said that, "Getting connected and staying connected is the best thing anyone can do for themselves and for those who may be at risk." In 2012, the annual Don Ritchie Award was announced in conjunction with R U OK?
Gavin Larkin experienced the suicide of his father in 1995 resulting in the eventual co-creation with Janina Nearn of "R U OK? Day to recognise the "extraordinary acts of service and commitment to suicide prevention," said NSW Minister for Mental Health, Kevin Humphries.
After his death, Don Ritchie, the 'Angel of the Gap', was recognised for his "efforts in saving the lives of hundreds of people at risk of suicide" with the award that will continue to recognise the efforts of others in this field.
Compared with internet averages, Odnoklassniki.ru's users tend to be under the age of 35, and they tend to be men earning less than $30,000 who have postgraduate educations and browse from home.
The site is particularly popular among users in Uzbekistan (where it is ranked #2), Kyrgyzstan (#4) and Georgia (#4).
The server that hosts is located in Moscow, Russian Federation.
The server is located on the Golden Telecom, Moscow, Russia network.
The programming language used on the site is Java and the main language used for the site's textual content is Russian. In February 2008, British company I-CD accused Albert Popkov of violating their copyright.
According to I-CD, Albert Popkov as an employee of I-CD worked on their projects 192and Passado until his resignation in November 2005.
In December 2006 the company raised 10 million Euro to expand Passado in Russia.