Stress is real. You can talk about it.

October 9, 2019 - Issue 28

Provincial farm stress lines are in place for harvests like this one. Call the good people below to talk about anything causing stress or depression for you or someone you care about. These lines are for farmers and everyone else in farming communities. Here are the numbers:

British Columbia: CRISIS Centre BC 24-hour support: 1-800-784-2433 or 310-6789. crisiscentre.bc.ca

Alberta: Mental Health Hotline 24-hour support: 1-877-303-2642 Website

Saskatchewan: Farm Stress Line: 1-800-667-4442 mobilecrisis.ca/farm-stress-line

Manitoba: Manitoba Farm, Rural & Northern Support Services: 1-866-367-3276 from Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and 1-888-322-3019 outside those times. supportline

Ontario: Mental Health Help Line: 1-866-531-2600 connexontario.ca

You can call the stress lines for anything that may be causing you stress. This article describes some of the more common reasons why people call.

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