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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. Fan has sponsored some of these sessions. Watch the FAN Event page for offerings in our area.

24/7 Wisconsin Farmer Wellness Helpline 888-901-2558

Wellness Helpline is available to provide free, confidential and immediate support any day, any time.

Wisconsin Farm Center (DATCP)

State of Wisconsin farm resource center that helps farmers in need with in variety of areas from financial, business planning, to health and well-being. Free language assistance available upon request. TDD: 608-224-5058.

Prevent Suicide Wisconsin

Mission is to reduce the number of people who attempt and/or die by suicide in Wisconsin.

Farm Well Wisconsin

Partners with farmers and community members in Southwestern Wisconsin to develop and offer resources that support the health and wellbeing of farming industry.

Suicide Prevention Corporation of Southwest Wisconsin

Vision for suicide-free communities where people will recognize the warning signs, intervene, and help individuals find hope.

Coping Better: Connecting with Our Positive Emotions

UW-Extension podcast series building positive emotions for farmers, farm families and agricultural professionals.

Farm State of Mind from the Farm Bureau

Campaign to Expand Impact in Rural Mental Health

Dairy Girl Network - Mental Health #StrongerTogetHER

The Dairy Girl Network connects all women of the dairy industry, encouraging ideas and camaraderie in an effort to achieve personal and professional development.

Rural Realities

A podcast series from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection focuses on helping farmers tap into their resilient nature by presenting advice from experts.

LivingWorks ASIST

The world's leading suicide intervention training program. Trusted by professionals yet learnable by anyone.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a suicide prevention network of over 200+ crisis centers that provides 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline. It is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be answered by someone in local. for more info.

Sauk County Crisis Line

608-355-4200 (business hours) or

1-800-533-5692 (after hours)

To seek help in times of mental health crisis, use the 1-800 phone line from 4:30 pm – 8:00 am and on weekends. Use the 608-355-4200 line from Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4: 30 pm.

Mental Health America of Wisconsin

Dedicated to improving the mental health of all individuals through advocacy, education and service.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Sauk County, Wisconsin

Find local support groups, resource guides and links to NAMI resources.

North Central Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Center

Helping Midwest farmers and ranchers find the resources they need to thrive.

Suicide Prevention Guide for Youth and Young Adults

A blog article from CEUfast with links to many helpful resources for youth and young adults.

#BeThe1To help someone in emotional pain

5 Action Steps for Helping Someone in Emotional Pain from the National Institute of Mental Health

Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Rural Resilience

Mental health resources for farmers

Resilient Farms & Families: Responding to Stress

University of Wisconsin - Extension helps farmers, families, businesses, and communities remain resilient by learning how to manage stress and use planning tools to make sound decisions and create a road-map for the future.

AgriSafe Talking Total Farmer Health

Monthly interview with health and safety experts in agriculture. Together they tackle the safety issues important to the producers and ag workers.

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