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Farmers’ leaders pledge to take on mental health training

NFU President Tom Bradshaw and NFU Director General Terry Jones have pledged to take the RABI charity mental health training, in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Week 2024.

The RABI mental health training aims to build greater resilience within the farming community by supporting people to have more open conversations about mental health and wellbeing.

NFU Director General Terry Jones said: We are both people who interact with farmers and we can see firsthand the impacts that mental health can have on those individuals.”

The courses cover:

  • Understanding common mental health conditions
  • Recognising signs and symptoms
  • How to support others to access the support they need
  • Looking after our own mental health

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