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Farm and rural stress resources

Farming can be a stressful occupation. Minnesota has numerous resources to help with those coping with farm and rural stress.

Minnesota Farm and Rural Helpline

Phone: 833-600-2670 for a 24/7 confidential and free chat with trained staff and volunteers
Text: FARMSTRESS to 898211

Minnesota also has two Rural Mental Health Counselors who work with farmers throughout Minnesota. No cost and no paperwork!
  • Ted Matthews: 320-266-2390
  • Monica McConkey: 218-280-7785
The University of Minnesota Extension’s farm and rural stress programs offer resources for those dealing with farming’s current challenges and struggles.

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