The Scottish Rural Parliament are holding events across the country to help them create a Manifesto for Rural Scotland.
Ann-Marie Meikle and Don Morrison from the Scottish Rural Network Support Unit attended events in Inverclyde on 4 May and Newtonmore on 17 May to find out more.
A new mental health campaign will encourage young people to rural Scotland to listen, talk and share.
The Scottish Association of Young Farmers' Clubs launched the 'Are Ewe Okay?' campaign at the Ayr Show on 14 May, with activities officially starting on 16 May to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week.