Rural Resilience

Welcome to Connect Well: Rural Resilience

This page has resources specifically for rural families, communities, farmers and workers.

Isolation and difficulty accessing services are some of the challenges faced by people living in rural and remote communities.

For those making a living from the land, there is some evidence to suggest that the farm environment is hazardous to mental health, with farmers experiencing high rates of stress and depression. In Australia, male farmers die by suicide at rates significantly higher than the general population and non-farming rural males.