Coping with COVID-19

 While Canadians working in the agriculture sector are no strangers to facing adversity, this new pandemic creates its own unique set of challenges, building on any already existing personal and financial hardships.

During this difficult time, we encourage ranchers and farmers to prioritize the mental well-being of themselves, employees and families. Below you can find a list of mental health articles and resources meant to help producers navigate the hardships brought on by COVID-19.

 

The Do More Agriculture Foundation

Wellness Together Canada: Mental Health and Substance Use Support

Advocates try to address mental health for farmers as pandemic adds to stress: CTV 

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association 

Finding your shine amid COVID-19: University of Guelph 

Coping with Fatigue, Fear, and Panic During a Crisis: Harvard Business Review

How to keep COVID-19 stress from ruining your sleep: CBC

How to convince a loved one to stay home during the pandemic: CTV

Coping with grief and loss during COVID-19 pandemic: Toronto Sun

Eight Domains of Well-Being: Week Three 

CAMH: Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mental Health Commission of Canada: Mental Health and Well-being During COVID-19