Wednesday, 10 June 2015 15:59

Dealing with the stress of farming

FMG insurance chief executive Chris Black says while farmers have plans and systems in place to manage their land, stock and machinery, they generally lack a plan for their own personal wellbeing.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 09:30

Self-help for better wellbeing

The most important asset on a farm is the farmer; a healthy farmer means a healthy business.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 05 June 2015 11:51

New rural wellbeing initiative

Rural insurer FMG is this week launching a mental health initiative aimed at the rural community.

Published in General News

The rural sector needs to focus more on mental wellness and look at developing simple self-diagnostic tools, says a South Island professional development coach, Loshni Manikam.

Published in General News

Initial findings from important research on rural mental health will be released at the first-ever National Rural Health Conference at Rotorua on March 13-14.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 January 2013 11:33

Bringing depression out of the shadows

With a disproportionate number of suicides in the rural sector, Federated Farmers is calling for a proactive approach to solve the problem.

Published in General News
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