Raising mental health awareness for farmers
Mental health in the agriculture industry has recently become a topic of growing concern. Farmers face a unique set of challenges, such as weather conditions, crop infestation, animal disease, market volatility, and can negatively impact their well-being.
Research shows that rates of stress, mental health issues and mental illnesses.
Furthermore, the many constant demand accessing services more difficult.
To help farmers with ways to manage mental health or addiction concerns, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division has collaborated with agricultural leaders to develop this webpage to make it easier for farmers to find support when and national crisis supports.
If you are in crisis and require immediate assistance, please call the Mental Health Helpline at 1-866-531-2600, contact your doctor, go to your local hospital, or call 911.