Farmer Mental Health

It’s more important than ever for neighbours to take care of neighbours. Here are some resources:

If you need immediate help:

ConnexOntario Mental Health Helpline: Call 1-866-531-2600 or visit

Ontario 211: Call 2-1-1 to find mental health supports in your area.

Industry Resources:

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Information on self care, stress mitigation, distress centres and other supports:

Farm Credit Canada
Farmer-centered resources on wellbeing, stress relief and caring for others who are struggling with their mental health:

University of Guelph
Guidance documents for personal wellbeing and mental health crises: 

The Do More Agriculture Foundation 
Canada-wide mental health resources and farmer-centered mental health care training:

Other Resources: 

Canadian Mental Health Association (CAMH)
CAMH offers several web resources and mental health supports: 

Please note: CFFO does not own the rights to these resources. Information provided by the organizations above offers general information and is not a substitute for professional advice. Please discuss anxiety, depression and other mental health impacts with your doctor or mental health professional. If you are in crisis, call ConnexOntario at 1-866-531-2600, or visit the emergency department at your local hospital.