Webinar: Putting Time and Distance Between Someone at Risk of Suicide and Lethal Means: An Overview of the CALM Workshop

Putting Time and Distance Between Someone at Risk of Suicide and Lethal Means: An Overview of the CALM Workshop Summary: Suicide is a leading cause of death in many communities and impacts hundreds of people. Creating mechanisms to put time and distance between someone struggling with a mental health concern and lethal means is anRead More

Webinar: Heat and Wildfire Smoke Exposure Among Agricultural Workers: Examining Exposure Risk and Potential Strategies to Protect Workers

Heat and Wildfire Smoke Exposure Among Agricultural Workers: Examining Exposure Risk and Potential Strategies to Protect Workers Summary: Heat and wildfire smoke has become a persistent health threat for agriculture workers. This webinar will focus on understanding the risks of exposure to wildfire smoke and heat and potential strategies for protecting agricultural workers. In addition,Read More

Webinar: Protecting and Promoting the Health of Young Agricultural Workers: The Role of Employers and Supervisors

Protecting and Promoting the Health of Young Agricultural Workers: The Role of Employers and Supervisors Summary: There are many benefits for hiring youth in agriculture, including the development of job skills, increased self-esteem, responsibility, and earned income. However, adolescents and young adults working in agriculture (under 25 years old) are at increased risk for occupationalRead More

Webinar: Farm Youth Mental Health: What We Know and How to Help

Farm Youth Mental Health: What We Know and How to Help Summary: Caring for both the physical and emotional health of our next generation is crucial. From adapting to changes to feeling overwhelmed, like adults, children also experience stress and anxiety; however, they may be unsure of what they are feeling and how to respond.Read More

Webinar: Roundtable Discussion: Grain Bin Safety

Roundtable Discussion: Grain Bin Safety Summary: Grain Bin Safety week started in 2014 as an advocacy program to educate farmers and agricultural workers on safe practices in working in and around grain storage facilities. The program works on both sides of the issue by promoting a zero-entry mentality and then working with agribusiness to provideRead More

Webinar: Confined Space: Grain Bin Entry

Confined Space: Grain Bin Entry Summary: The Confined Space Grain Safety program is intended for workers and managers in agriculture. This includes Coop's, farm operators, employees, and agriculture business owners. The major focus of the program is on safety in confined space work areas. Objectives: At the end of the presentation, participants will be ableRead More

Webinar: More than Milk: Strong Bones and Injury Prevention for Aging Women in Ag

More than Milk: Strong Bones and Injury Prevention for Aging Women in Ag Summary: Do farmers or ranchers really retire? Generational family operations frequently include the aging parents, the living legends of agriculture. Farmers and ranchers self-identify good health with the ability to work. The normal aging process slows down one’s ability to engage inRead More

Webinar: ¡Basta! Working Together to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Agricultural Workplace

!Basta! Working Together to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Agricultural Workplace Summary: Workplace sexual harassment (WSH) in agriculture is a persistent and pervasive problem that threatens employees’ safety and well-being and damages organizational climate and trajectory. Until recently, tailored trainings about WSH and resources specific to the agricultural sector and its audiences were lacking. OverRead More

Webinar: Zoonotic Disease and Pregnancy: A Deeper Dive

Summary: Zoonotic Diseases are transmitted between farm animals and humans and can pose additional risks to those who are pregnant. According to the World Health Organization, more than half of all human pathogens are zoonotic and have represented nearly all emerging pathogens during the past decade. Farmers and farmworkers have higher levels of risk forRead More

2022 Safety and Health Workshop for Youth Working in Ag

Join us the National Children's Center...for this virtual workshop and learn how you can help safeguard youth who work on farms and ranches. Sessions will focus on the benefits and risks to youth working in agriculture, illness and injury prevention strategies, youth mental health, and parent/supervisor information and training. Use what you learn to developRead More

Launching the 24/7 AgriStress Helpline in Your State

Farmers and ranchers in multiple states can now access a crisis service helpline 24/7 staffed by trained professionals. The AgriStress Helpline is an evidence-based suicide prevention lifeline designed for agricultural communities. Attend this 30 min webinar to learn how to implement the AgriStress Helpline in your state. Participants will learn how: this innovative crisis modelRead More

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AgriStress Response Network- Mental Health Innovations Exchange

Meeting Purpose: The purpose of these monthly meetings is to engage innovative ideas and strategies to serve the farming and ranching community in the area of mental health. Please extend invitations to colleagues and other professionals that are interested in this subject.   Register Here   Interested in sharing a mental health innovation? Email CareyRead More