Displaying items by tag: mental health

Monday, 08 October 2018 10:40

Mental health workshop focus on rural people

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

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Saturday, 18 June 2016 15:55

More funds for rural mental health

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

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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.

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Tuesday, 19 April 2016 15:55

Psychological lift for hill country farmers

The psychological theory of 'self-efficacy' is being used by Massey University agricultural and social scientists to create greater self-belief in hill country farmers.

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Sunday, 06 December 2015 10:55

Keeping farmers well and strong

Farmstrong is a fresh initiative to promote the wellbeing of all farmers and growers in New Zealand.

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Saturday, 28 November 2015 12:32

Toy tankers raise cash

The sale of milk tanker miniatures by Fonterra Farm Source stores is generating cash to help support rural mental health projects run by Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHANZ).

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