As farmers face the pressures of running a business, and withstand challenges like droughts, floods and bushfires, it is common to experience distress, including anxiety and depression.
With a little help, you can employ tools and strategies that support stronger mental health and wellbeing – making you, your family and your business more resilient.
On this page, we’ve summarised the services available to help strengthen mental wellbeing.
Click any of the links below for more information, or click here to view state and territory government resources.
If you are thinking about suicide, call Lifeline on 13 11 14. If your life is in immediate danger, call 000.
The National Centre for Farmer Health supports farmer mental health through research; education; prevention-focused mental health resources including Managing Stress on the Farm, Steering Straight and Campfire; and, support services including a farmer health trained online psychology platform.
MindSpot is a free online and telephone based mental health service that supports all Australian adults experiencing anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and difficulties managing the impacts of chronic conditions including pain.