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Farmers are more likely to die by suicide in Iowa — here are some mental health resources

How Mental Health Affects Farmers and Rural Communities in Iowa

In a place as rural as Iowa, farmers are the backbone of many industries statewide, but they are also one of the most vulnerable populations when it comes to mental health. AMES, Iowa— EDITOR’S NOTE: This story contains discussions of suicide and self-harm that may be disturbing to some. The above video was originally released …

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Farmers are more likely to die by suicide in Iowa — here are some mental health resources

How Mental Health Affects Farmers and Rural Communities in Iowa

In a place as rural as Iowa, farmers are the backbone of many industries statewide, but they are also one of the most vulnerable populations when it comes to mental health. AMES, Iowa— EDITOR’S NOTE: This story contains discussions of suicide and self-harm that may be disturbing to some. The above video was originally released …

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Mental health services for rural farmers need urgent attention, say researchers

Mental health services for rural farmers need urgent attention, say researchers

Mental health services in rural areas need urgent attention to ensure farmers’ needs are adequately met, researchers say. Farmers facing worsening mental health issues experience what researchers call a tense “support landscape” in rural areas. A study funded by the ESRC and published today in Rural sociology shows how the Covid-19 pandemic has led to …

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TRUST Program Celebrates 10 Years of Training Rural Idaho Physicians - Idaho Capital Sun

TRUST Program Celebrates 10 Years of Training Rural Idaho Physicians – Idaho Capital Sun

One of Idaho’s best-kept secrets that is transforming healthcare in our state is the TRUST program. As part of the WWAMI partnership between the University of Idaho and the top medical school at the University of Washington, TRUST stands for Targeted Rural Underserved Track. This year, TRUST is celebrating 10 years of training the next …

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