Stories of strength

 Our gratitude to the people who shared their paths to bring wellness and balance back to their lives.

"I realized that I can't plan for everything, that imagined disasters often don't happen. Finally, when I get into trouble, I'm able to deal with it."
Read moreabout when anxiety impacts your business and your life

"If we as adults can’t talk about our stressors in normal everyday conversation, how are our kids going to know to reach out for help when they’re stressed?"
Read moreabout practicing self-care

"One day I just said to my brothers ‘I need to go get help.’ I had to take that step and find the proper resources. Keeping things to yourself will take you down the abyss."
Read moreabout building resiliency

"It’s all about trying to find the right balance between focusing on the health of the family and the business."
Read moreabout relationships on multi-generational farms


Check your dashboard

When you look at your internal dashboard, do you see all green lights? Are there any red lights tipping you towards overload and stress?

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If you need help

View the list of mental health help lines and what you can expect when you call. If you are in crisis, please visit your local emergency department or call 911 immediately.

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You’re not alone – many producers struggle with anxiety. Learn positive coping strategies and how to treat it.

Working to understand the opinions, perspectives, strengths and challenges of different generations helps farm families thrive. Learn more.

Taking the time to look after yourself and your well-being is important. Learn how other producers practice self-case so they can be at their best.

Talking about problems with others can help you cope with stress and anxiety. Learn how the Hunter Brothers build resiliency while balancing a hectic schedule.

Farming can be filled with stress and unknowns, but there are strategies that can help you manage them.

Three experts share financial, transition planning and mental wellness tips for farmers.


Information provided on this webpage is general content and is not a substitute for professional advice. Concerns of anxiety, stress, depression and other mental health impacts should be discussed with your doctor or other mental health professional. If you are in crisis, please visit your local emergency department or call 911 immediately.