Capacity building of rural and remote communities to manage their mental health
Capacity building of rural and remote communities to
|Report Type||Project report|
|Research Report Category||Public sector|
|Authors||Hossain, Delwar (Author), Chapelle, Betti (Author), Gorman, Don (Author), Mann, Wayne (Author), Penton, Geoff (Author), Saal, Rod (Author), Woods, Mary (Author) and Goddard, Robyn (Author)|
|Institution of Origin||University of Southern Queensland|
|Number of Pages||94|
|Series||RIRDC Publication No. 11/168|
|Publisher||Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation|
|Place of Publication||Barton, Australia|
|Web Address (URL)||https://rirdc.infoservices.com.au/items/11-168|
This research report presents the extent of climate variability and climate change effects on mental health and wellbeing of the farming and associated communities in southern Queensland. It highlights significant issues relating to farming and mental health problem of the rural and remote communities, the services and facilities available, and the gaps and possible solutions to fix these. Specifically, it aligns with the objectives of the Collaborative Partnership for Farming and Fishing Safety, addressing physical and mental health.
The findings of this report will assist the Collaborative Partnership for Farming and Fishing Safety to undertake the necessary measures that will inform a portfolio of health and safety programs.
|Keywords||climate variability; climate change; mental health; rural; remote; communities|
|ANZSRC Field of Research 2020||441003. Rural sociology|
|520599. Social and personality psychology not elsewhere classified|
|420313. Mental health services|
© 2012 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation.
|Byline Affiliations||Centre for Rural and Remote Area Health|
|Queensland Murray Darling Committee, Australia|
|Rod Saal Trust, Australia|
|Tie Up the Black Dog Committee, Australia|
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