Coping with the Pressures of Farming

Overview

This course is specifically tailored for the farming sector and covers a range of wellbeing issues. Workshops are available across NI and can be set up to accommodate local rural community groups, farmer groups, organisations etc.

Who are the courses for?

Farmers and growers, members of the farm family and employees.

Content of course

The workshops aim to create a general awareness of:

  • what causes stress and mental wellbeing issues within the farm family;
  • the signs in oneself or others who may be struggling with their mental wellbeing;
  • how to listen and be more confident to engage supportively with somebody experiencing difficulty;
  • the sources of help available to the farming community and how to signpost people towards these;

Trainees will also be provided with the booklet ‘Coping with the Pressures of Farming’ published by Rural Support and Health and Safety Executive NI. This is a valuable resource of information.

Cost

Courses are FREE

There is a requirement to book a place on this course as there is a maximum number of places available per course.

There are currently no courses available

For further information contact KT Admin

Tel: 028 9442 6790

or

Email: kt.admin@daera-ni.gov.uk