Communicating with Farmers Under Stress

Date: April 17, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Van Buren ISD Conference Center, 490 South Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064
Contact: Suzanne Pish, pishs@anr.msu.edu, 517-279-4311

Communicating with Farmers under Stress is a workshop specifically designed for people who work with agricultural producers and farm families who want to know more about managing farm related stress and learn ways to approach and communicate with those in need.

This workshop will include: 

  • Adam Kantrovich discussing the present agricultural market situation with an overview of how this has affected a farm’s financial situation and cash flow.
  • Roger Betz discussing his experiences working with farm families that are under financial distress.
  • Suzanne Pish will be highlighting the detrimental impact of stress on our body and state of mind, providing information on how to recognize some of the warning signs of depression, self-harm and mental illness.
  • Lunch will be provided

 

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