“We remain steadfast in destigmatizing mental challenges by bolstering social connection and social capital,” said Le.

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June 10th, 2024

Young Hawaii farmers face mental health crisis says new UH study.

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June 4th, 2024

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May 31st, 2024

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More Media Coverage:

Hawaii Public Radio. June 12th, 2024. UH project trains farming community to support mental well-being. https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/local-news/2024-06-12/uh-project-trains-farming-community-to-support-mental-well-being

Kaua’i Now. June 11th, 2024. Seeds of Wellbeing, project promoting mental health for Hawai‘i farmers, wins award. https://kauainownews.com/2024/06/11/seeds-of-wellbeing-project-promoting-mental-health-for-hawaii-farmers-wins-award/

Hawaii Public Radio. February 10th, 2023. Residents say they support local farmers. Does purchasing behavior reflect that?https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/the-conversation/2023-02-10/residents-say-they-support-local-farmers-but-does-purchasing-behavior-reflect-that

Hawaii Public Radio. January 3rd, 2023. Nearly half of young, local farmers experience depression, UH survey finds. https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/local-news/2023-01-03/nearly-half-of-young-local-farmers-experience-depression-uh-survey 

Star Advertiser. January 3rd, 2023. Hawaii farmers battling depression in large numbers,

UH study finds. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Tbqr3aHpZDcYdrZUO7_QsNrcQy3HBuNT/view 

Local News. KHON 2. December 30, 2022.  Hawai’i farmers show high levels of depression. Hawaiʻi farmers show high levels of depression | KHON2

Civil Beat. December 29th, 2022. Half Of Hawaii’s Younger Farmers Battle Depression. Here’s What Researchers Are Doing. https://www.civilbeat.org/2022/12/half-of-hawaiis-younger-farmers-battle-depression-heres-what-researchers-are-doing/ 

KWXX Radio. December 29th, 2022. New Survey Reveals Local Farmers Struggle With Depression. https://www.kwxx.com/2022/12/29/new-survey-reveals-local-farmers-struggle-with-depression/ 

Big Island Now. December 28th, 2022. UH Study: Local farmers struggle with depression in Hawaiʻi. https://bigislandnow.com/2022/12/28/uh-study-local-farmers-struggle-with-depression-in-hawai%CA%BBi/ 

Civil Beat. May 2nd, 2022. This mental health team hopes to help Hawaii’s farmers help themselves. https://www.civilbeat.org/2022/05/this-mental-health-team-hopes-to-help-hawaiis-farmers-help-themselves/Star Advertiser. January 2nd, 2022. Project sows seeds for isles’ ag future. https://www.staradvertiser.com/2022/01/02/editorial/island-voices/project-sows-seeds-for-isles-ag-future/

This work is supported by FRSAN, grant no. 2021-70035-35371, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and with the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.

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