Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:04

Good health needs to be worked on

Rural life, and agriculture is driven by changing seasons that dictate on-farm tasks and operations and busy times can mean pressure on owners or employees.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 26 October 2018 12:55

Training helps identify stressed farmers

An Environment Canterbury advisor who trained to be a Good Yarn facilitator is now better able to help a farmer who is stressed or mentally ill. 

Published in Farm Health

A recent survey has found that 70% of rural New Zealanders have felt more stress over the last five years. 

Published in General News

Workshops being held across the country are equipping farmers and rural professionals with the tools to recognise and support those who are struggling.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 11:55

Shearathon raises $44k for mental health

The Herlihy family’s 24-hour charity Shearathon, raising money for mental health and suicide prevention in the shearing industry, could become an annual fixture following the success of the recent North Canterbury event.  

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 June 2017 08:55

Iwi farms sign for mental health boost

The Whanau in the award-winning mental health programme GoodYarn has just got bigger.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 02 February 2017 08:44

Healthy diet helps keep mental illness at bay

A new Deakin study proves simple dietary changes can be used as a possible treatment for depression.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 07:55

Co-op, bank sign for good yarns

Award-winning mental health scheme GoodYarn is writing a new chapter as it grows around the country.

Published in General News
Saturday, 18 June 2016 15:55

More funds for rural mental health

Rural mental health has been given a funding boost of $600,000.

Published in General News

The Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHĀNZ) is taking a lead role in two of the Government's rural mental wellness initiatives announced at Fieldays yesterday.

Published in General News
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