Rural Choluteca

Today, the Mental Health and Social Media chat focussed on the topic of Rural Mental Health. The moderator was @chrispytweets of Rural Mental Health Australia. Using Storify, I’ve curated the discussion. Click on the links to view.

Q1. Is mental health identified as a key issue in your nearest rural area? How is it/why not?

Q2. What are the mental health issues that you feel affect rural and remote communities?

Q3. Do you think that potential isolation can result in increased mental health issues? Why/why not?

Q4. What is currently in place to address mental health issues in rural areas?

Q5. Based on your experience, what can people in rural & remote areas do to seek support for mental illness?

Q6. What role can SM play in raising awareness for mental health in rural areas and offering support?



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