HEAR MORE: Local farmers encouraged to talk about mental health after fake news story about farmer suicides

Hannah Quinn-Mulligan of The Farmers Journal speaks on The Wider View about the mental health of Irish farmers. This comes after a fake post was circulated on Facebook which stated that a number of farmers had recently died by suicide.

While the post on social media was fake, Hannah Quinn Mulligan talks about why it is vitally important that we continue to try to talk about the issues that can effect the mental health of farmers and the importance of questioning the things we read online:

If you have been affected by the issued raised in this podcast you can contact the Samaritans text service on 087-2609090 or call the Pieta House helpline on 01 623 5606.