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Sep 24, 2020

This topic is a little different than our normal agricultural law focus.  The topic of mental health is one that is extremely important to me.  Agriculture and rural America has to do a better job of talking about mental health challenges and working to make positive changes.  Our lives literally depend on it.

Today, I am thrilled to visit with Canadian farmer, Lesley Kelly.  Lesley is the co-founder of the Do More Agriculture Foundation, a non-profit with the goal of being "champions for the mental wellbeing of all Canadian producers" and a goal of "changing the culture of Agriculture to one where all producers are encouraged, supported and empowered to take care of their mental wellbeing."

Lesley's Contact Information




Links To Topics Mentioned on the Show 

High Heels and Canola Fields

What the Farm Podcast

Do More Agriculture Foundation

National Ag Law Center, Farm Stress & Mental Health: Where To Turn

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline