MENTAL HEALTH ON THE FARM
Stress, Depression, and Substance Use: A Major Public Health Issue On and Off The Farm
Long hours, physical challenges, crop & weather uncertainty, isolation, and home and work together make farming uniquely challenging. Seeking help when feeling stressed is important.
Our staff can visit your farm and provide you with the support of someone to talk to about farm stressors. Talking ends isolation and can provide you with new ideas.
Our staff can put you in touch with area resources that may be able to help with farm challenges. Try us!
Loss of interest, feelings of helplessness, unable to sleep, use of alcohol or drugs, constant nervousness, irritability. If you experience any of these symptoms, call us.
We can help!
Helping You Become Great
Our parent organization EAP website has tons of resources. They're all available to you for free. Click here and follow these instructions once there: C
lick "Create a Login" (top right). Enter your email address, create a password and enter the organization, "farm". Then simply log in.