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Mental health information in rural areas is best delivered face-to-face, from family and friends, study shows

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Stein, Marianne (main author)
Format:
Research summary
Publication Date:
2019-12-02
URL:
https://aces.illinois.edu/news/mental-health-information-rural-areas-best-delivered-face-face-family-and-friends-study-shows
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
attitudes, face-to-face communication, farm safety, farmer attitudes, farmers, health education, health information, information services, information sources, Internet, interpersonal communication, journals, media effectiveness, newspapers, safety, telephone communication, health, magazines, social media, family communication, friends
Notes:
Online from ACES News, University of Illinois. 2 pages., Findings of a survey among farmers in Wisconsin suggested that respondents were open to receiving agricultural health and safety information from any source. Preferred methods of delivery: magazines and newspapers, face-to-face communication. Least preferred: social media, the internet and phone support lines.