Don’t wait. Why it’s time to use these free mental health and wellness services for farm families. | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 104
It’s no big deal. I don’t have time. Someone else needs help more than me.
Are you creating excuses to not seek out mental health or wellness services?
The Farm Family Wellness Alliance offers farm families free and confidential mental health and wellness services, from skilled professionals who understand the unique challenges of farm life.
In Episode 104 of The Spokesman Speaks podcast, we talk with Amie Merz (an account manager and clinician with Personal Assistance Services) and Monica McConkey (a farm and ranch counselor) about those services for farm families and why folks should set aside their reservations about reaching out for help.
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Resources mentioned in this episode
- Check out the mental health and wellness services available through the Farm Family Wellness Alliance at FarmFamilyWellness.com. You can also call 833-999-FARM or text 314-451-5727.
- Register for one of Iowa Farm Bureau's upcoming Take Root farm succession planning workshops.
- Register for Iowa Farm Bureau's upcoming Young Farmer Ag Insights Tour.
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