PCCA’s recent article is timely and important for those in our industry.
“Even in good times, farmers face a unique set of challenges when it comes to rural stress and mental health. Some of this is due to a lack of mental health services in rural communities.
Today, the U.S. farm economy is in crisis due to low commodity prices compounded in some areas by adverse weather. Consequently, some farmers are under intense stress, facing serious financial issues and may fear losing the family farm. This can lead to feelings of isolation, so we must remind them that they are not alone.”