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Many factors, which are often out of a farmer’s control, contribute to why two-thirds of Canadian farmers report stress. Long hours, financial concerns, changing weather patterns and much more can all lead to burnout.

The following resources are provided to help farmers in managing stress, increasing understanding and awareness of mental health, and finding support.

Farmer Mental Health

Mental Health Resources

Contacts and resources from AgSafe BC.


The Do More Agriculture Foundation

Wellness and mental health resources and support lines across Canada.


Tools for Farmer Mental Health & Wellness (Young Agrarians)

Article from YA with helpful resources and tips for farmers.


National Stress & Mental Health Survey of Canadian Farmers

A 2005 survey reporting two-thirds of Canadian farmers feel stressed on their farms.


Wellness Resources (Farm Credit Canada)

FCC provides mental health resources, stories and crisis information.


Healthy Minds, Healthy Farms (Farm Management Canada)

FMC research explores the connection between mental health and farm business management.