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Recognizing And Managing Stress


Stress on farmers, ranchers and their families caused by lower crop prices, retracting global markets and natural disasters is still an ongoing issue especially in rural areas. Even before the coronavirus outbreak, rural communities across the Midwest were dealing with additional economic stressors including the closing of coal-fired electric plants, offshored manufacturing and reduced demand for oil and gas due to overproduction globally. As a result, rural communities have seen increasing levels of suicide from within a variety of industries and occupations. With limited access to ment...

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