Farmers and ranchers face uncertain times, which can lead to depression, stress, addictions and other mental/behavioral health concerns. Get the help you need.


  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:Text or Call 988

Read more about farmers and ranchers who know the struggles you face and have experience managing mental health.

Mental Health Disorders:

Drugwatch is a free web health resource reviewed by the Health on the Net Foundation. A guide they've published covers disorders, warning signs and how to get treatment. 

Ag Behavioral Health:

The website of Michael Rosmann, rural psychologist, contains resources related to behavioral health for farmers and ranchers.

AFBF Rural Stress Poll

Kansas Department of Agriculture's Kansas Ag Stress

Recommended Videos/Webinars:

Mental/Behavioral Health Videos 

Mental/Behavioral Health Webinars 

 Mental/Behavioral Health Podcasts

Training Programs:

  • The Rural Resilience Training Program 
    • Developed by Michigan State University Extension and designed for individuals who interact with farmers and ranchers to help recognize signs of stress and offer resources.
    • State/County Farm Bureau staff and members can register for the online training here. The training is free for all Farm Bureau staff and members. 

Other Resources: