Episode 159: “Manitoba Farmer Wellness Program” w/Roberta Galbraith, Marcel Hacault, and Gerry Friesen
Tomorrow is Bell Let's Talk Day, and we couldn’t be more excited to have today’s guests joining us on the show to chat about the launch of a NEW and exciting initiative called The Manitoba Farmer Wellness Program.
We all have mental health. Many of us will either have a mental illness or know someone living with some form of mental illness. Did you know that……
58% of farmers meet the criteria for an anxiety disorder.
35% of farmers meet the criteria for a depression diagnosis.
40% of farmers are reluctant to get help due to stigma.
You are not alone! It can be difficult to know where to turn for help when stress on the farm begins to feel overwhelming. That is why the Manitoba Farmer Wellness Program was created.
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Tracy and her husband are cattle ranchers in South East, Manitoba. As host of the show, primary producer and agvocate, Tracy is passionate about helping farmers succeed in the business of farming.
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