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Farming, COVID-19 and your Mental Health

04 May 2020
Type Media Article

Half of all people will experience a mental illness in their lifetime. Farming can be a lonely occupation. Many daily jobs are performed alone. Social isolation can have a negative effect on mental health.

Social distancing due to COVID 19 will increase the risk of isolation. Many of farmers social are closed or restricted. Older farmers can’t visit or be visited by friends or neighbours. What should you do?