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Crisis Text Line

This line can be texted from anywhere in the USA to contact a trained Crisis Counselor for free 24/7 support. Text HOME to 741741.

http://www.crisistextline.org

Farm and Ranch Stress
North Dakota State University

This multimedia information page discusses techniques for recognizing and coping with farm-related stress.

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/farmranchstress

Farm and Safety Stress Check
Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center

This resource provides information, including checklists of signs and symptoms that suggest an individual might be experiencing unhealthy levels of stress, both for helping monitor others’ mental condition as well as for self-examination.

http:///umash.umn.edu/farm-safety-check-stress/

Farm Crisis Center
National Farmers Union

This compilation of resources is meant to help farmers through stressful times.

http://farmcrisis.nfu.org

Farm Stress
South Dakota State University

This page is a collection of informational articles and videos promoting mindfulness and open communication channels between farmers and their communities.

http://extension.sdstate.edu/tags/farm-stress

Five Things You Should Know About Stress
National Institute on Mental Health

This informational article explains what stress is, how it affects your overall health, and what you can do to manage it.

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/stress/index.shtml

Helping Farmers Cope with Stress
University of Maine

This resource focuses on making readers aware of the resources available to those concerned about themselves or about somebody else.

http://extension.umaine.edu/agriculture/farmers-under-stress/

Helping Young Children Through Stressful Times
Ohio State University

This informational article helps with anticipating, spotting, and addressing the impacts of stress on children.

http://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/flm-fs-8-99-r07

Introduction to Mindfulness
Ohio State University

This informational article employs a scientific approach to finding mindful methods of stress management.

http://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5243

Managing Farm Stress
Michigan State University

This resource offers services and guidance to farmers on caring for their health and wellness.

http://www.canr.msu.edu/managing_farm_stress/

Mental and Behavioral Health Issues
AgrAbility

These resources address matters of depression, stress, addiction, and other mental and behavioral health concerns.

http://www.agrability.org/resources/mental-behavioral-health/

Mental Health First Aid
National Council for Behavioral Health

This skills-based training course teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues.

http://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/

Ohio County Mental Health Resource Guides
Ohio State University

These Mental Health Resource Guides for all of Ohio’s 88 counties provide information about the mental health and substance use disorder resources available in that community.

http://u.osu.edu/cphp/ohio-mental-health-resource-guides/

Resilient Farms, Families, Businesses, and Communities Responding to Stress
University of Wisconsin-Madison

This resource helps farmers, families, businesses, and communities remain resilient by learning how to manage stress and use planning tools to make sound decisions and create a road-map for the future.

http://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/farmstress/

Should I Continue Farming?
Ohio State University

This objective and realistic guide helps farmers evaluate whether the stresses they’re facing is worth the benefits they are reaping.

http://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-71

Stress and Change
University of Minnesota

This resource offers tips, online courses, and resources for understanding and coping with stress.

http://extension.umn.edu/mental-health-and-well-being/stress-and-change

Stress Coping Methods
Ohio State University

This informational article outlines the importance and basics of coping with stress.

http://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5242

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources, and best practices for professionals. Call (800) 273-8255.

http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

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