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Mental Health and Well-Being

This group serves as a community of practice for Extension personnel and their community partners who share a commitment to improving mental health through a focus on social and emotional well-being. Members are encouraged to create blog posts, publicize upcoming events, share resources, and engage with other members on issues of common interest.

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Blog Post

On Common Ground - Mental Health In Rural New Mexico

Roger Rennekamp ·
Agriculture can be filled with unique stresses, from fluctuating market prices to unpredictable weather events. As a result of these unique stressors, it's no surprise that agricultural communities have experienced increases in mental health challenges and suicide. Here to Help NM is an innovative initiative resulting from a collaborative partnership between the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau, New Mexico State University, and the New Mexico Department of Agriculture to help farmers and...

Re: On Common Ground - Mental Health In Rural New Mexico

Cari Michaels ·
This is an excellent video! Thank you to "Here to Help NM" for such a thoughtful product. I hope we all keep growing our mental health resources for farmers and ranchers.
Blog Post

Sowing Support for Agricultural Stress

Anna Scheyett ·
Last month I had the opportunity to do a webinar for the Southern Ag Exchange Network on infusing stress education and stress management content in a range of agricultural settings. They recently posted the video, and I thought it might be useful to some folks. Sowing Support: Folding Stress Management Awareness into Agricultural Spaces . Southern Ag Exchange Network, North Carolina State University. Virtual. ...

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