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Countryfile: Rural Mental Health (BBC One Sunday 12 May 2024)

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In this thoughtful episode of BBC One’s long-running series Countryfile, regular presenters Sean Fletcher and Margherita Taylor explore the intersection of nature and mental health. The episode, titled “Rural Mental Health,” airs on Sunday, May 12, 2024, offering viewers an insightful look at how spending time in nature can positively impact one’s wellbeing.

Fletcher and Taylor visit the Sharpham Trust, a 550-acre haven nestled in the picturesque wilds of south Devon. The trust has been helping people connect with nature since 1982, offering a range of programs that address different aspects of mental health and wellbeing. With mental health challenges on the rise, the episode highlights the therapeutic benefits of immersing oneself in the natural world.

Margherita Taylor’s segment examines the personal stories of those who have found solace in nature. She speaks to individuals who have experienced stress burnout and discovers how working in the garden at Sharpham has been a healing process for them. Taylor also meets a remarkable group of young girls who have found relief from their struggles by simply being surrounded by the calming presence of woodland nature.

Sean Fletcher, on the other hand, takes to the River Dart to try his hand at canoeing, highlighting how engaging with nature can be a calming experience. His segment emphasizes the peacefulness that can be found through water-based activities.

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The episode also features Adam Henson, who discusses the significance of farmers opening up about their mental health challenges. By doing so, they can help break down stigmas and offer support to others in the agricultural community who may be facing similar struggles. Additionally, Charlotte Smith travels to Warwickshire to investigate the impact of inspections on farmers’ mental health, shedding light on the unique pressures faced by those in the farming industry.

“Rural Mental Health” promises to be an informative and eye-opening installment of Countryfile, offering a nuanced exploration of the connection between nature and mental wellbeing.

Tune in to BBC One on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at 6:00 p.m.

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