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Farmer Stress Support Resources

Dealing with Stress in Agriculture

For Connecticut farmers and their families

 

Are you at risk? In Crisis call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 211 in CT, or Text "CT" to 741741.

In an Emergency call or text 911

 

Please mark you calendars for the below event. This is a follow up to our Farmer Stress Support Training that we held for Connecticut Ag Service Providers this past May. This upcoming event will be for farmers, producers, and agricultural providers in Connecticut. There will be limited space. Stay tuned for more details to come in October. 

 

Resources available in Connecticut

CT Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services

Farm Credit East

Question. Persuade. Refer. (QPR) Institute

Similar to CPR training, QPR training teaches anyone how to respond to help prevent suicide

 

Other resourses

MSU Extension - Managing Farm Stress

Iowa State University - Farm Stress Management 

National Ag Safety Database

New York FarmNet

 

                     

 
  

The Farm Risk Management and Crop Insurance website has been developed as part of a Targeted States Crop Insurance Education/Information Partnership conducted by the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System in collaboration with the Risk Management Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

 

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