Mending the 'Stress Fence'
Workshop provided by Nebraska Extension and members of the Nebraska Rural Wellness Team
Feeling stressed more often than you think is good for you?
Farmers, farm workers and agricultural professionals endure numerous uncontrollable stressors. Many farmers face financial problems, market uncertainties, farm transfer issues, production challenges and communication barriers.
You may know farmers who struggle with stress, anxiety, depression, burnout, indecision or suicidal thoughts. This short program will help participants create self-awareness and provide you with tools and resources to help those in need.
This program, "Mending the Stress Fence," offered via Zoom, will provide information on identifying common stressors, recognizing stress symptoms, and managing stress.
The program is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023, at 12:30 p.m. CDT OR Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. CDT.
For more information and to register for the webinar link(s) see - https://ruralwellness .unl.edu/stressfence
It is important that we all learn how to manage our stress levels and reduce the effects of unwanted stress. Business owners, managers, farmers /ranchers, and your customers are no exception to experiencing stress. In fact, stress seems to be prevalent in rural communities at times.
Too much stress can make us more accident-prone, and it can affect our overall health. This program provides information on identifying common stressors, recognizing stress symptoms, and managing stress.
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES • Build awareness of the signs and symptoms of stress in rural communities. • Learn the eight dimensions of wellness. • Learn how to ask open-ended questions to recognize someone’s stress levels. • Improve awareness of the warning signs of suicide and learn about available resources to help support someone in need.