Help and Support

Webinars and other information

AHDB & FCN joint webinar: Mental Health Awareness

This webinar focuses on: 

  - Recognising the signs of mental health issues in yourself and others

  - How to start a conversation about mental health

  - Explains some ways of supporting others with mental health

  - Shares some real-life experiences

  - Accessing support available from other organisations

National Directory of Rural Support Groups

National Directory of Rural Support Groups

Find rural support groups in your local area.

Compiled, published and funded by YANA

The Little Book of Minding Your Head

Outlining what mental health actually means and how you can support others through challenging times.

Compiled by Yellow Wellies and funded by NFU Mutual

National Directory of Farm and Rural Support Groups

Launched in July 2020, the directory lists 69 regional, national, and membership organisations who can provide support, advice, and guidance to farming and rural communities.

Compiled by The Princes Countryside Fund


Support groups

Addington Fund

01926 620135

Providing homes for farming families living in England and Wales who have to leave the industry, through no fault of their own, and by doing so will lose their home.

Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI)

0808 281 9490

Offering financial support, practical care and guidance to farming people of all ages, including farmers, farmworkers and dependants.

The DPJ Foundation

Call: 0800 587 4262 (24/7)

Text: 07860 048799 (24/7)

Mental health charity supporting those in agriculture with a fully finded counselling and 24/7 helpline.

Rural Support Northern Ireland

Call: 0800 138 1678

Rural Support provides impartial guidance for farmers and farm family members in support of their farm business and personal wellbeing.

Farming Community Network (FCN)

03000 111 999 (7am - 11pm)

Supporting farmers with personal and business related issues.

Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RASBI)

0300 111 4166

Providing emotional, practical and financial support to individuals and their families across the agricultural sector.

Forage Aid

07967 219991

Supporting farmers whose livestock has been affected by extreme weather events by providing forage andbedding to those in need.


116 123 (24/7)

Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Lincolnshire Rural Support Network

0800 138 1710

Working with Lincolnshire's farming and rural community through tough times.

Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services

01833 641010 (9am - 5pm)

07917 304685 (24/7)

Working with the people across the rural communities of County Durham to help prevent problems from getting to the desperate stage.

OK Rehab

0800 326 5559

Specialising in local drug and alcohol rehab and addiction treatment with treatment available via both inpatient and outpatient treatment providers.

Yellow Wellies Farm Safety Foundation

01789 416065

Raising awareness of farm safety among farmers to challenge and change their attitudes towards farming safety.


Prince's Countryside Fund

Supporting farmers through a number of programmes, including emergency relief.

You Are Not Alone – The Yana Project

0300 323 0400

Help for those in farming who may be affected by stress and depression.


If you would like to add your charitable organisation to the above list, please email