IN TIMES OF CRISIS
You’re Not Alone
Montana Suicide Prevention lifeline at 1-800-237-TALK or text “MT” to 741 741. Darla Tyler-McSherry, author of Ask in Earnest a suicide prevention website dedicated to providing resources and articles on mental health, wrote a guest article for MFU’s publication Montana Grassroots.
FARM CRISIS CENTER
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We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.VISIT
MT CRISIS LINE
If you are in crisis and want help, call the Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 24/7, at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) Or text “MT” to 741 741VISIT
Tips to Keep Mentally Sharp
First, we need to learn the signs of suicide, which often are insidious and subtle. Three areas we need to pay attention to are: words, mood, and actions. It’s especially important to respond when we hear the following three topics: burden, loss of hope, no future.
Pandemic Assitance for Producers
USDA’s new initiative – USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers – will establish new programs and efforts to bring financial assistance to a broad set of farmers, ranchers, and producers who felt the impact of COVID-19 market disruptions.
New Program Supports Farmers
The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) said in a release they received a $500,000 federal grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network. The program will link farmers, ranchers and others involved in agriculture through the Farm Bill.