Free farmer health checks are being offered at the Henty Machinery Field Days next week.
Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network has organised the 20 minute checks thanks to funding from the federal government's Empowering Our Communities initiative to support mental health and wellbeing in drought affected communities.
The National Centre for Farmer Health is a partnership between Western District Health Service and Deakin University and will be facilitating the health checks at the NSW Farmers shed.
NCFH program coordinator Tracey Hatherell said each check will include a lifestyle survey focusing on "health behaviours, farm practices, and social and emotional wellbeing".
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"The health check also includes cholesterol, blood glucose and blood pressure readings, BMI, and diabetes risk, all of which will help our trained agri-health professionals provide people with meaningful knowledge and skills to improve their health.
"The checks are quick, painless, and an investment in a farmer's most valuable asset - their health."
MPHN chief executive Melissa Neal said they will also have their own stand in the Country Lifestyle Pavilion.
"There will be plenty of information about mental health services and supports we have available in our region, one of which is the free online suicide prevention training known as Question. Persuade. Refer," she said.
"We know drought impacts both farming families and their communities, and helping to build community capacity to help foster long-term resilience.
"QPR training provides participants with knowledge and skills to identify warning signs someone might be suicidal, the confidence to talk to them and how to connect them to professional care.
"I would also like to encourage attendees to collect a free diary from various locations including all entrances."