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Thu, Nov 09


Spring Green - Elderflower Retreat

Mental Health First Aid Training

Learn to identify, understand and help someone in the farming community who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge.

Time & Location

Nov 09, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Spring Green - Elderflower Retreat, 6511 Hillside School Rd, Spring Green, WI 53588, USA

About the event

Mental Health First Aid Training: There is No Farm Without the Farmer

Wisconsin Farmers Are Nearly 4 Times More Lkely to Die by Suicide

Yet, farmer suicide is preventable. Mental Health First Aid teaches you to recognize warning signs of farmer suicide and how to keep them safe. You will also learn to notice changes in a farmer’s appearance, behavior, thoughts, and feelings that can signal a change in a farmer’s mental health. You will also learn strategies to successfully intervene and assist farmers to recovery.

Who should attend Mental Health First Aid training: farmers, farm families, farm workers, neighbors, friends, ag suppliers and agribusiness employees. You are in the best position to notice changes and act to keep farmers safe.

Registration includes 6 hour training, beverages and lunch.

Located at Elderflower Retreat at Hillside Pastures of the Savannah Institute.

Brought to you by Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation, Farmer Angel Network, Insight FS and the Savannah Institute.

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