Capacity building of rural and remote communities to manage their mental health

Hossain, Delwar and Chapelle, Betti and Gorman, Don and Mann, Wayne and Penton, Geoff and Saal, Rod and Woods, Mary and Goddard, Robyn (2012) Capacity building of rural and remote communities to manage their mental health. Project Report. Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation , Barton, Australia. [Report]

Abstract

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.


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Item Type: Report (Project Report)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © 2012 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation. All rights reserved.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2013 01:58
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2018 12:15
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate variability; climate change; mental health; rural; remote; communities
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160804 Rural Sociology
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170113 Social and Community Psychology
04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040105 Climatology (excl.Climate Change Processes)
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111714 Mental Health
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22791

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