[6 November/New Zealand Herald]

Doug Avery, author of best-selling book The Resilient Farmer, spoke about resilience to about 200 farmers on Friday, October 27 at the Dannevirke Services and Citizen’s Club. Having battled with depression, Mr Avery reflected on his own story and advised audience members about to manage one’s mental health in the farming industry. He spoke about embracing change, organising thoughts, and reaching out to others for support and mentorship.