Bush accountants get mental health first aid training to help farmers through drought

ABC News | Tuesday 30 July 2019

Accountants say they often work with farmers whose financial struggles are affecting their mental health. (Supplied: Zara King)

Accountants say they often work with farmers whose financial struggles are affecting their mental health. (Supplied: Zara King)

Accountants based in regional areas are getting mental health first aid training to help them work with clients whose financial pressures are causing emotional distress.

The training is proving particularly helpful to those who find themselves confidants to farmers and graziers struggling with drought and other issues.