Whether you’re a farmer, or care about one, watch for these signs that could be early signs of anxiety or depression.


See the warning signs

Potential Early Signs of Depression

  • Feeling anxious or worried
  • Feeling depressed
  • Emotional outburst
  • Dramatic changes in weight or appetite
  • Isolation
  • Substance abuse
  • Feelings of failure


Next Steps

If you are concerned for someone you care about, take time to:

  • Create a community and take time to help your loved one connect with fellow farmers.
  • Recognize the problem and give encouragement. It’s important we work to remove the stigma around mental health.
  • Keep resources handy.



Hard times can bring an inordinate amount of stress to you and your family.
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