Supporting the Mental Health of Farmers
Supporting the Mental Health of Farmers
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Supporting the Mental Health of Farmers

11/06/2020 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Virtual or in person available

Johnson County ISU Extension and Outreach, 3100 Old Hwy 218 S., Iowa City, IA

Virtual/online option also available

Sponsored by:  

  • Iowa Peer Support & Family Peer Support Training Program
  • I-Cash | Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
  • Iowa State University

This continuing education event is designed for Peer Support Specialists and other mental health providers.

Participants will learn:

  • About the stress of farmers
  • The impact of this stress on t heir mental health
  • How to effectively support farmers as part of their practice

Continuing Education (CEU) credits will be available.

Session topics will include:

  • Historic trends and current challenges associated with Midwestern agricultural production.
  • Stress management in the farming community
  • Providing mental health support to farmers
  • What farmers wish mental health providers would know
  • Connecting with farmers
  • The use of Peer Support to serve farmers and connect them with community-based resources


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