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Dr. Holly Roberts, a licensed psychologist, joins me to talk about the mental health crisis in America.  A crisis that is impacting the farm community at a greater rate than other industries.  We talk about what is mental and behavioral health, why it is important, why some people don't prioritize it enough, and how you can improve mental health.  We also talk about the importance of checking up on our kids for good mental health and encouraging communication and a positive mindset.

How to get help

  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a hotline for individuals in crisis or for those looking to help someone else.
  • To speak with a certified listener, call 1-800-273-8255.
  • The Crisis Text Line is a texting service for emotional crisis support. Text HELLO to 741741. It is free, available 24/7, and confidential.


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