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Managing Stress on the Farm

Staying healthy and well is important in good times and trying times. Drought, flood, bushfires and change in prices can be a trying time for many farmers. We have compiled this list of resources as an easy reference for you to seek the required support.

The times when we least feel like looking after ourselves are when we need to do it the most.

If you would like to order copies or view the PDF version of our publication “Managing Stress on the Farm”

Emotional and Social Wellbeing Support

Helpline Contact Numbers

DirectLine
24hrs, 7 days a week
1800 888 236
http://www.directline.org.au/
Kids Helpline
24hrs, 7 days a week
1800 551 800
http://www.kidshelpline.com.au/
Mensline
24hrs, 7 days a week
1300 789 978
https://www.mensline.org.au/
Suicide Line
24hrs, 7 days a week
1300 651 251
https://www.suicideline.org.au/
Women and Family Violence Royal Commission
03 9651 2108
13Yarn
Crisis support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. They offer a confidential one-on-one yarning opportunity with a Lifeline-trained Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter who can provide crisis support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
13 92 76
https://www.13yarn.org.au/

Online Psychology Service

Emergency/Bushfire/Climate Information

National

Emergency+ App
For Apple/iPhone national app to help people call the right number at the right time anywhere in Australia—uses GPS so location is ascertained
https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/emergency-+/id691814685?mt=8
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
Helping communities in times of emergency while preparing Australia for future disasters.
https://nema.gov.au/
Emergency+ App
for Android national app to help people call the right number at the right time anywhere in Australia—uses GPS so location is ascertained
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.threesixtyentertainment.nesn&hl=en
National Farmers Federation
Farm Hub – Enter your location to find local services & support
https://nff.org.au/

Victoria

New South Wales

QLD

South Australia

Western Australia

Northern Territory

ACT

Tasmania

Resources

Information for Rural & Health Professionals

Victorian Emergency Water Supply Points

Farm Business Support Services

Rural Support Organisations