One In Five for Sunday 10 April 2011
Down on the Farm
When climate and recession are against you, depression might well be a natural response. But in the farming heartland of the deep south, stoicism keeps the problem hidden. Members of Southland's rural support trust talk about what's happening to help farmers and their families cope with depression and anxiety. Plus the former farmer whose doing his best to encourage others to talk about what's happening 'Down on the Farm'.
Chris Brain is a stand up, knock 'em down comedian. He's up front about his own experience of anxiety disorder. So why does he do live stage peformances, hardly a stress-free job?