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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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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Sunday, 20 September 2015 08:00

Welcome boost to rural mental health

New funding from the Government to help rural communities deal with an acute mental health situation is welcome, says Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa NZ (RHANZ) chairperson Dr Jo Scott-Jones.

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Sunday, 06 September 2015 15:29

More people for Rural Support Trusts

THE 100 extra people to be trained to help farming families get support to deal with stress-related issues will mainly work through the Rural Support Trusts.

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Thursday, 11 June 2015 16:02

Feds chief glad to see Farmstrong

Federated Farmers president William Rolleston, himself a doctor, is full of praise for the Farmstrong initiative, saying it’s great to see the approach to mental health being treated in such a positive way. 

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