farm stress, mental health, crisis mobilization, farm crisis, farm family
A number of current events are exacerbating farm stress. Extension and farm organizations have mobilizedresponses to an emerging mental health crisis among farmers. To evaluate these responses, we conducted anonline scan of resources to present a baseline typology of current mental health programs and response effortsin the 12-state Extension North Central Region. We classified responses by type of program, target audience,and delivery format. We identified the need to train mental health counselors and state suicide hotlineresponders on farm issues and farm culture.
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Inwood, S., Becot, F., Henning-Smith, C., & Alberth, A. (2021). Responding to Crisis: Farmer Mental Health Programs in the Extension North Central Region. Journal of Extension, 57(6), Article 20. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol57/iss6/20
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