As harvest approaches so can the stresses related to farming. The "Farm Stress Line" is a toll free number that puts you in contact with trained crisis workers.
"To talk with a crisis worker they don't have to go through a receptionist and the crisis workers are trained, not volunteers," says John McFadyen Executive Director of Mobille Crisis Services. "We can address issues in mental issues, do risk assessments in relationship with suicide idealation."
The "Farm Stress Line" is open 24/7 to help with a variety of issues. The crisis workers are equiped with a province wide database to help callers get in touch with services applicable.
"It affects everybody in your family, your relationship with your spouse, your children," says McFadyen. "The ability to talk about things, to come up with some strategy on how to address them and problem solve and connect them to resourses to help bring that balance back."
The "Farm Stress Line" is a means of support for people who are in crisis. Mobile Crisis Services provide an abundance of services that are made to help the anyone at anytime.
The toll free number for the "Farm Stress Line" is 1-800-667-4442, for more information visit their website.