Mental Health Supports
Farm & Rural Stress Support
"It helps to talk to someone who listens and understands..."
Manitoba Farm, Rural & Northern Support Services, provides telephone and on-line counselling to farmers, rural and northern Manitobans. They also offer public education, a volunteer training program, and a monthly Suicide Bereavement Support group. The MFRNSS houses a Rural Mental Health Resource Centre with books, videos and articles related to rural, northern, indigenous, and agricultural mental health.
Call their telephone help line toll free at 1-866-367-3276, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Manitoba Farmer Wellness Program
The Manitoba Farmer Wellness Program (MFWP) is dedicated to building hope, health and resilience in Manitoba’s agriculture community. MFWP is an initiative aimed at providing mental health support for farmers and their families. It has been designed to provide one on one, no cost, confidential counselling sessions by professional counselors with a background in agriculture.