Tag Archives: mental health resources


Posted by JoHana Harcourt on June 09, 2023

Farming can be challenging – and while the conversation around mental health in agriculture is not a new one, the COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the importance of opening up these conversations and mobilizing our resources to provide increased mental health supports in agriculture.  If you’re wondering what other farmers are experiencing – and how they are coping, a recent study from researchers Rochelle Thompson, Dr. Briana Hagen, Dr. Andria Jones-Bitton shines light on the topic through interviews with 75 farmers and industry professionals in Ontario. Read on to learn about their findings! Seeing the forest for the trees One of … Continue reading COPING WITH FARMING STRESS: RESEARCH FINDINGS

New Rural Mental Wellness Toolkit

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 24, 2021

rural mental wellness toolkit

The Stigma-Free Society has just released their new Rural Mental Wellness Toolkit! The Stigma-Free Society created the Rural Mental Wellness Toolkit to let individuals living in rural communities know that it is OK to reach out for help and that they are not alone. We all have mental health, and it is just as important as our physical health. Inside the toolkit you will find engaging resources for audiences including youth, families and seniors. The Inspiring Stories for You section showcases videos of rural residents who open up the conversation around mental health and stigma. Peer Support Facilitator Training Program in … Continue reading New Rural Mental Wellness Toolkit