The Personal Nature of Agriculture: Men Seeking Help
Examines the factors that can make it difficult for men to seek help for mental health concerns, including barriers and challenges specific to farmers and ranchers. Describes what rural mental health professionals can do to be successful in helping this population.
Author(s): Randy R. Weigel Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service view details
Stress Management for Women Farmers and Ranchers
Focuses on farm-related stress. Discusses general factors that impact all farmers and sources of stress specific to women farmers and ranchers working in the male-dominated field of agriculture. Discusses constructive ways to deal with stress and the role of social networks in stress management.
Author(s): Kristin Reynolds Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of California Small Farm Program view details
Farm Stress and Mental/Behavioral Health
A collection of resources for agricultural workers with disabilities addressing challenges such as depression, stress, addictions, and other mental/behavioral health concerns. Type: Website Sponsoring organization: National AgrAbility Project view details
Rural Response to Farmer Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Issue Guide
Learn about the mental health challenges that farmers and ranchers face, with information on the root causes of stress, farmer demographics, mental health needs, and barriers to accessing care. Find tools and examples for developing programs to help address farmer mental health. Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Stress and Mental Health
A variety of resources related to farmer mental health, including a poster and checklist for identifying the signs and symptoms of stress. Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center view details
Ag Health Risk Assessment (AgHRA)
Self-assessment tool for farmers and ranchers focused on physical and mental health. Identifies steps to help reduce health risks. Includes a version specific to women. Type: Tool Sponsoring organization: AgriSafe Network view details
Podcast and radio series focused on increasing awareness of farm stress. Features available resources, insights from experts, and personal stories. Type: Audio Sponsoring organizations: Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Red River Farm Network view details