Rural Response to Farmer Mental Health and Suicide Prevention – Organizations
Supports a network of trained agricultural health and safety professionals that assure access to preventive services for farm families and the agricultural community.
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Coordinates activities related to rural healthcare within
the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Part of
the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Focuses on matters affecting rural hospitals and
healthcare, coordinating activities within the department
that relate to rural healthcare, and maintaining a national
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
A NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at the University of Iowa College of Public Health focusing on prevention of agricultural injury and illness, and improvement of safety and health among agricultural communities through scientific research, education, outreach and intervention programs.
Provides information and resources on mental health in rural America. Works to challenge stigmas surrounding mental health issues in rural communities.
Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center
A collaboration of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and College of Veterinary Medicine, the National Farm Medicine Center of the Marshfield Clinic, and the Minnesota Department of Health focusing on occupational health and safety issues in animal agriculture production.
Last Reviewed: 11/30/2021