Tips from a farmer on how to handle stress & mental health
September is National Suicide Prevention Month and this video tackles the hard topic of mental health in rural areas. Even though mental health conversations have come a long way, it can still be taboo to talk about it in rural communities. However, Quick Dick McDick sends a great message on how to handle stress and to stay healthy.
If you are looking for resources about mental heath, mental illness and suicide, please visit The Do More Agriculture Foundation. Even though Farmer McDick is located in Canada, his helpful tips are useful anywhere. However, if you are in the United States call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-TALK (8255) which is available 24/7.
“If you look around there’s always something near…That reminds you why it’s so good that you’re here.”