Mental health stigma still sticks miners say

THE stigma related to mental health remains a major issue for mining workers, according to a new study, with more than one in four respondents indicating they experienced high or very high levels of psychological distress.

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Working on a mine can be a lonely experience.

As part of one of the most comprehensive studies undertaken into the prevalence and contributing factors of psychological distress among fly-in, fly-out workers, researchers from Rural and Remote