Specifically for Stress, Mental Health, and Well-Being
Farmers and their families who might be facing acute stress and immediate decision-making can find assistance within these resources:
Helpful COVID-19 Information and Support for Maine Farmers resources are also available on the Maine Farmer Resource Network.
Effective June 16, 2022:
The NEW phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
The current Lifeline phone number 1.800.273.8255 will always remain available to people in emotional distress or suicidal crisis, even after 988 is launched nationally.
For more information, please visit the Suicide Prevention Lifeline website.
- Maine Statewide Crisis and Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1.888.568.1112
- Crisis Text Line: Text “CONNECT” to 741741
- 211: to find counselors who can speak with you
- Recognizing the Signs of Farm Family Stress
- Maine AgrAbility
- FarmAid: available Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., 1.800.FARM.AID (1.800.327.6243)
- Maine Intentional Warmline 1.866.771.9276 (WARM) (24/7 availability)
- StrengthenME 207.221.8198 (8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.)
Cultivating Resilience: Created by Cultivemos (Northeast Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network), a USDA Network that connects individuals who are engaged in farming, ranching, and other agriculture-related occupations to stress assistance programs. Available on the following podcast services: