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Co-designing peer-supported approaches to improve mental health in rural farming communities

Are you interested in improving the mental wellbeing of farmers and people in farming communities?

Are you a member of a farming community OR a service provider/stakeholder providing support for farming communities in Victoria’s Great South Coast region?

Have you experienced depression or psychological/situational distress OR have you cared for or provided support (formal or informal) to someone who has?

The National Centre for Farmer Health are seeking farmers and service providers/stakeholders for a number of exciting new project roles:

1. Community Working Group for guidance on project development, participant recruitment and development of new mental wellbeing resources.
(Expected commitment required: monthly online meetings over an 8 month period) – EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST OPEN NOW!

2. Co-design participants to help inform the development of a new way of delivering peer-supported mental health support.
(Expected commitment: 1-2 online workshops for 2-3 hours, 1 follow-up online survey for 30 minutes) – EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST OPENING SOON!

Financial reimbursement for your time is available for farmers and self-employed farming community members.

For more information read the Participant Information Form HERE

To express your interest in participating, please contact Alison Kennedy via a.kennedy@deakin.edu.au or phone 5551 8587.