Ohio Mental Health Resource Guides by County has mental health and substance use disorder resources available by county. To access the website, visit https://u.osu.edu/cphp/ohio-mental-health-resource-guides.
Ohio’s Got Your Back is a website hosted by the Ohio Department of Agriculture focusing on stress management resources for the agricultural community. Visit the site at https://agri.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/oda/gotyourback.
Mental Health Training for Rural Ohio and Agribusinesses provides insights into mental health, understanding of signs to watch for and ways to handle tough conversations. Read the article at https://oaba.net/aws/OABA/pt/sd/news_article/378782/_PARENT/layout_details/false.
Ohio Farm Bureau Mental Health website has additional farm stress resources at https://www.fb.org/land/fsom.
Farm Bureau’s Farm State of Mind website hosts a searchable directory of resources. A healthy farm or ranch is nothing without a healthy you. Access their resources at https://www.fb.org/land/fsom.
National Ag Safety Database: Handling Stress on the Farm guides you through understanding and dealing with stress. Access these resources at https://nasdonline.org/7316/d002520/daily-chore-handling-stress-on-the-farm.html.
North Central Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Center maintains farmstress.org, a website that helps Midwestern farmers and ranchers find resources and support. Visit it at https://farmstress.org/.
Related Articles and Fact Sheets
Offering Sunlight Amid the Storm is an article about the experiences of OSU Extension Educators providing help for farmers in stress. Read the article at https://go.osu.edu/OfferingSunlight.
OSUE Factsheet: Stress Coping Methods – The first step in coping with stress is recognizing the signs that you may be experiencing stress can be found at https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5242
OSUE Factsheet: Introduction to Mindfulness – A fast-paced culture of constant multi-tasking and 24/7 digital connectivity characterizes the opposite of mindful living can be found at https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5243
The Healthy Mind Platter – There are seven daily essential mental activities to optimize brain matter and create well-being can be found at https://www.drdansiegel.com/resources/healthy_mind_platter/
OSUE Factsheet: Helping Young Children Through Stressful Times – Recognizing that stress exists and ensuring that your children’s basic needs are met helps them be more resilient when stress occurs in their lives can be found at https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/flm-fs-8-99-r07
Managing Farm Stress – Caring for your own health and wellness in this high-stress profession is often overlooked but is just as critical as caring for your farm business can be found at https://www.canr.msu.edu/managing_farm_stress/
Farm Safety Check: Stress and Wellness – Do you recognize the signs and symptoms in yourself or someone you know? What can you do? Find out at http://umash.umn.edu/farm-safety-check-stress/
OSUE Factsheet: Should I Continue Farming – Making a decision to sell part or all of your farm is not easy and brings a great deal of emotions. Get help at https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-71