Agriculture News

Rooted in strength: Fighting isolation

Published on 11.15.2018 by Cynthia Beck

Producer Cynthia Beck, a suicide intervention responder in rural Saskatchewan, identifies ways to battle the physical, emotional and mental isolation agriculture’s rural lifestyle can produce.

Highlights:

  • Not just physical, isolation also occurs when you shut yourself off from others
  • Connect via email, text or phone calls
  • Know you’re not alone in how you feel
  • Distress centres are available across Canada 

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