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Mental Health For Farmers

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and help is available for farmers who may be struggling. With the amount of rain that Illinois has had combined with uncertainties of the market, farmers may be having a tough time right now.  Karen Stallman with the Farm Family Resource Initiative says hotlines are available for farmers to reach out to 24/7. 

 

 

The call is anonymous.  Stallman says that hotlines can offer a sympathetic ear and valuable assistance.

 

 

The caller may be directed to additional resources and assistance is available for farmers, their spouses, or kids. Call or text 1-833-FARM-SOS. 

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