Homegrown relief: Farming communities tackle rise in suicides
The Christian Science Monitor article by Stephanie Hanes explains Farmer Angel Network including FAN board members Dorothy Harms, Randy Roecker and Amanda Coorough.
'“We tried to put a positive spin about bringing farm families together,” she says. “Fellowship in any of these situations is so good. Farmers get together and they start talking and they tell you about the tractor that broke down and the cow that got sick and the hay that got rained on. At the very least, you get talking to the other guys and you think, oh, my life isn’t so bad.”'