Minding your mental health through life's challenges
Ahead of world suicide prevention day on 10 September, Claire Lyons Forde offers advice on how to cope with mental health challenges in the farming community.
30 August 2023 News
A quarter of farmers having suicidal thoughts
Irish farmers have "statistically higher" suicidal thoughts when compared to the Irish population in general (14.6%), a UCD survey has found.
2 August 2023 Community
A dying breed: one quarter of farmers at risk for suicide
Professor Louise McHugh recently spoke at an organic farm walk recently where she presented some of her study findings on farmer mental health.
EU mental health strategy needed for farmers’ ‘silent pandemic’ - MEP
UCD researchers spoke of their finding that one in four farmers are at risk of suicide.
29 May 2023 News