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Depression, Alcohol and Farm Stress: Addressing Co-Occurring Disorders in Rural America

Offers resources to help rural healthcare providers screen farmers, farmworkers, and farm families for alcohol use disorder and depression. Discusses farm stress and covers three categories of barriers to rural substance use and mental health services: accessibility, availability, and acceptability. Includes a hypothetical case scenario to illustrate the obstacles and challenges rural farm families experience when attempting to receive care for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
Maridee Shogren, Robin Landwehr, David Terry, Abby Roach-Moore, Andrew McLean
Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network, Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Alcohol use · Depression · Farmers and farmworkers · Mental health · Statistics and data · Stress and stress disorders · Substance use and misuse · Suicide and suicide prevention