Reducing the stigma of asking for help

IARN — With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, we have taken the time to make sure that farmers are aware of the importance of not letting the stigma of asking for help be a sign of weakness. Not only is it important for farmers to break through that stigma, but it is important for all of us.

Jes Beauchamp is a licensed clinical social worker and substance abuse specialist. She says that talking about our problems should be the norm, not the stigma. She says that there are many options available to get you the help you need.

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