Displaying items by tag: mental health

Farmer's Chaplain columnist, Colin Miller on the importance of slowing down.

Published in Opinion

A 20-year old farmer’s tweet about her declining mental health has sparked a massive response online.

Published in General News
Monday, 17 February 2020 09:50

Kiwi farmers riding waves to reduce stress

A campaign is underway to help farmers improve their mental health through surfing.

Published in General News
Monday, 10 February 2020 10:15

Tractor tour to raise mental health awareness

Farmers are backing a nationwide tour by mental health advocate Mike King.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 13:55

Guiding rural people to better ‘mind health’

Isolation combined with the pressure of running a business from home means some farmers are putting their own wellbeing and mental health on the backburner.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 11:55

Resilient farmer moves on to new fields

Doug Avery, author of The Resilient Farmer, has launched a new workshop to help farmers improve their mental health and their businesses.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 14:26

Coping better with ups and downs on farm

The importance of seeing regularly to your wellbeing will be the focus of Farmstrong’s site at Fieldays.

Published in Farm Health

DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed an increase in funding for mental health in yesterday’s Budget.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 10:12

Skellerup backs mental health

Dairy rubberware supplier Skellerup is giving its support to I Am Hope, a community group.

Published in Agribusiness
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
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