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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

MAR 19-APR 20, 2021: NFU Collective Care Workshop Series

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 15, 2021

Collective Care Series Poster

Workshop 1: Layers of Mental Health March 19, 2021 (3 – 4:30pm PST) (4 – 5:30pm MST) (5 – 6:30pm CST) (6 – 7:30pm EST) (7 – 8:30pm AST) Just like an onion may develop super sweet flavours or tender gooey parts depending largely on the environments in which they’re grown, so too do farmers! Choose your layer-full plant and join us to get clearer on what mental health means to you, your peers, and how it is influenced, for better or worse, by the cultural structures in which we live. There will be opportunities to privately reflect with creative … Continue reading MAR 19-APR 20, 2021: NFU Collective Care Workshop Series

Tools for Farmer Mental Health and Wellness

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 03, 2020 3 Comments

tools for farmer mental health and wellness. Young Agrarians

Farmers work hard, and the conversation around farmer stress and burnout is not a new one. Young Agrarians hears about these challenges from farmers all the time – there is a huge burden on farmers to be superheroes! We know how much loving care you put into your crops and animals, and want to support you in caring for yourself as well. As you (hopefully!) take a bit of time off this winter, we wanted to share some resources with you that might be helpful in building up a toolbox of supports for your health and wellness this winter, in the 2020 season, and beyond! … Continue reading Tools for Farmer Mental Health and Wellness