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Videos: Managing Stress on the Farm and Ranch

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Preventing Farmer Suicide: Collaboration and Communication

Farmers face a multitude of unique stressors, such as difficult economic conditions and extreme weather. These challenges have led to a recent increase in the number of farmers taking their own lives. Experts discuss warning signs of suicide and how communities can help farmers and their families address mental health concerns.

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You, Your Health and Response To Rural Stress 2020

What is the most important asset in agriculture? HEALTH. Stress in agriculture challenges physical and mental health. Take a few minutes to learn about the importance of your health in farming, understand key signs of stress, and helpful resources and strategies for responding to stress and improving health.

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Stress Warning Signs and Coping Resources in Farming and Ranching

Sean Brotherson, NDSU Extension family life specialist, shares tips for recognizing signs of stress and coping with stress.

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Understanding Key Stresses in Farming and Ranching

Sean Brotherson, NDSU Extension family life specialist, talks about understanding and managing key stresses in farming and ranching.

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Farm Stress Training Recording Available

On March 29, 2018, NDSU Extension and Prairie St. John’s held a video conference training focusing on mental health for North Dakota.

Monica McConkey, Director of Business Development at Prairie St. John’s talks about stressors related to the farm crisis, warning signs related to a behavioral health crisis, skills to communicate support and resources to access help.

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Four Key Coping Priorities in Managing Farm Stress

Sean Brotherson, NDSU Extension family life specialist, explores the use of coping strategies in managing stress and identifies four key coping priorities that can assist you in managing stress in farming and ranching.

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Connecting with Resources for Rural Stress and Health

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