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2019 has been a year for the books in the agriculture industry. Whether it was too much moisture or not enough, poor commodity prices and/or trade issues….farmers have been struggling with the day to day production challenges while carrying the mental burden of uncertain business conditions. It’s times like these that each and every one of us need to be on high alert for mental health concerns. Whether you are a farmer or work with farmers, it’s important that we keep an eye out for each other. We can do this simply by being aware of and watching out for the common mental health warning signs. What are those warning signs you may ask?
In this episode, the first of several upcoming mental health-focused episodes, we are flashing back to one of our highest viewed mental health episodes with Dr. Georges who is a Psychologist, Stress Expert, and Author. Dr. George joined us on The Impact Farming Show and shared some information about mental health and some of the most common warning signs.
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* Disclaimer - As always, this information is not intended to provide business or medical advice. To ensure that your own circumstances have been properly considered and that action is taken based on the latest information available, you should obtain professional advice from
Dr. Georges Sabongui
Psychologist, Stress Expert and Author
Dr. Amir Georges Sabongui completed an undergraduate honours degree in Experimental Neuroscience specializing in stress and addiction research before completing a Master’s degree in developmental clinical psychology.
After serving over 10 years as a senior officer in the Canadian Navy specializing in naval operations and military crisis intervention, his Doctoral research focused on identifying and activating resilience factors to protect soldiers from the impact of armed conflict.
He is the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, including the Award of Excellence from the Canadian Psychological Association.
Today, he uses his in-depth knowledge of applied leadership and resilience to work closely with Canada’s largest corporations to develop burnout prevention and recovery programs as well as workplace mental health initiatives.
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About The Impact Farming Show
Welcome to Impact Farming, Farm Marketer's video and audio show dedicated to helping Canadian farmers excel in the business of farming. Our goal with this show is to introduce our audience to the people and ideas that are going to make an IMPACT on their farming operation.
Show Host - Tracy Brunet
CEO of Farm Marketer
Tracy and her husband are cattle ranchers in South East, Manitoba. As host of the show, primary producer and
In each episode, Tracy chats with today's most successful farm advisors and industry leaders to bring our audience the best and most important ideas.