#Check 5 this holiday period
#Check5 This holiday period, RSL NSW and Open Arms encourage all veterans and their family members to square away their mental health and check in with 5 people in their lives. Connect with them, yarn with them, and motivate them to act.
This year has presented significant challenges for everyone, in the way of natural disasters, the COVID pandemic and with particular impact on the veteran community – the release of the IGADF Report. These have resulted in an increased focus on maintaining mental health and wellbeing and a recognition of the power of connection.
We are asking the veteran community to:
Educate themselves: learn how to connect and have difficult conversations.
Take action: engage your network to provide support over the holiday period, through accepting the challenge to check in with five mates and challenging them to do the same.
Open Arms – Veterans & Families Counselling is available 24/7 on 1800 011 046 for veterans and their families.