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. Click here to watch a 5 minute video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPDIyVAkeEo&feature=youtu.be%3Futm_source%3Dracupdate&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=update061919
An online guide to mental health, warning signs, and where to get help when you need it. Click here for more information: https://www.edumed.org/resources/mental-health/
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Click here for more information: https://www.nami.org/
Healthcare that believes no one should die alone and in despair. Click here for more information: https://zerosuicide.org/
Suicide prevention and awareness resource for law enforcement and other 1st responders. For more information, click this link:
A 20-minute TED Talk by Brene Brown and her quest to better understand the link between shame, vulnerability, and the fear of disconnection, which she believes to be directly linked to why someone might start to develop a substance use disorder.
A 9-minute video explaining the science of what happens to the brain in response to traumatic experiences.
Suicide prevention resources for physicians and other healthcare providers from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Learn more here.
A 7 minute video describing a set of principles that guide the thinking, behavior and actions of individuals and institutions influencing interpersonal relationships as well as systems change. These principles are: • Lifelong learning and critical self-reflection • Recognize and change power imbalances • Institutional accountability