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Farmer Wellbeing: Mental Health and the Covid-19 Pandemic in the farming community

August 07, 2020 ABP, Karen Patterson, David Devine, Prof. Siobhan O'Neill, Veronica Morris - Rural Support Season 1 Episode 3
ABP's Podcast
Farmer Wellbeing: Mental Health and the Covid-19 Pandemic in the farming community
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ABP's Podcast
Farmer Wellbeing: Mental Health and the Covid-19 Pandemic in the farming community
Aug 07, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
ABP, Karen Patterson, David Devine, Prof. Siobhan O'Neill, Veronica Morris - Rural Support

Lockdown has taken its toll on our well-being with friends, families and colleagues cut off during the Coronavirus pandemic. As COVID-19 continues to impact our daily lives, stay connected during these challenging times with Karen Patterson and guests on the ABP summer podcast.

In this episode farmer, David Devine, talks openly with the broadcaster and fellow farmer, Karen Patterson, about his past experience of poor mental health so others can be aware of the signs.

Plus, the New Interim Mental Health Champion for NI, Professor Siobhan O’Neill, discusses how she believes the positive community spirit during this pandemic could be harnessed to help us look out for one another as we face a ‘new normal.’ 

And the Chief Executive of the Charity ‘Rural Support’ explains how their services can help through these challenging times.

Show Notes

Lockdown has taken its toll on our well-being with friends, families and colleagues cut off during the Coronavirus pandemic. As COVID-19 continues to impact our daily lives, stay connected during these challenging times with Karen Patterson and guests on the ABP summer podcast.

In this episode farmer, David Devine, talks openly with the broadcaster and fellow farmer, Karen Patterson, about his past experience of poor mental health so others can be aware of the signs.

Plus, the New Interim Mental Health Champion for NI, Professor Siobhan O’Neill, discusses how she believes the positive community spirit during this pandemic could be harnessed to help us look out for one another as we face a ‘new normal.’ 

And the Chief Executive of the Charity ‘Rural Support’ explains how their services can help through these challenging times.