In 1995, Barry Larkin’s suicide left his family and friends in deep grief and with unanswered questions. In 2009, his son Gavin Larkin chose to do something about his father’s suicide. He came up with just one question to honor his father and prevent more suicides: “Are you okay?” Gavin and a few of his friends decided to turn this into a national campaign. From this realization and with their expertise and passion, R U OK? was born.
- September 13, 2022