MPs Quiz Rural Representatives for Mental Health Inquiry

Published: May 2022

On 26th April 2022 Melanie was invited to Parliment to give evidence to the EFRA Committee re the inquiry into rural mental health.

The Committee started its inquiry into rural mental health because mental health services are often concentrated in areas of high population density – towns and cities – while access to services in remote or rural areas is often limited. At the same time, farming and other agricultural-related professions are known to face particular mental health challenges, with higher-than-average rates of depression and suicide.

You can find out more and read the full transcript on the Parliment website.


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