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Website to improve mental health of farmers prepares for launch

The Lead, Andrew Spence

This is an article about the launch of the ifarmwell, which is a program to provide online support to farmers to cope with stress and improve wellbeing. The article references 2014 Regional Wellbeing Survey found that almost 50 per cent of Australian farmers had a mild or worse mental disorder, compared with 26 per cent of the general rural population.