Kiwi traidies and farmers, start a conversation about mental health!

Aussie tradies are doing something about it.
It's time for Kiwi traidies and farmers to start talking!

How to start a conversation about suicide (12:16)
Jeremy Forbes | TED@Westpac

More about HALT (Hope Assistance Local Tradies) and their "HALT’s ‘Save your Bacon’ brekkies.

In the above video, I've heard a word "TAFE" and didn't know what he was talking about.
 Here is what "TAFE" means:

Technical and further education
In Australia, technical and further education or TAFE (/ˈteɪf/) institutions provide a wide range of predominantly vocational courses, mostly qualifying courses under the National Training System/Australian Qualifications Framework/Australian Quality Training Framework. (From Wikipedia:Technical and further education)


Unknown said...

Fascinating and very needed. NZ and Australia - I'm from the latter - have very specific needs in terms of mental health care and also, not enough serivces in place, there's a silent crisis, ongoing, and hail to any whistleblower starting such a conversation!