Disasters and emergencies can cause stress in many families. For some it may be more than they can handle alone. It is important to stay connected during tough times. Reach out if you are feeling stressed.

Resources to Support Farmers and Ranchers Dealing with Stress

Complex factors such as markets, long work hours and weather can have a significant influence on the livelihood of farmers and ranchers. If you or someone you know needs help, there are numerous programs available for Nebraskans.

Resources to Support Farmers and Ranchers Dealing with Stress

Taking the Time to Listen

Recently, parts of Nebraska have experienced dangerous wildfires and most of the state is experience drought. These conditions maybe adding stress for those in your county whose livelihoods are dependent on the weather. The attached article, “Taking the Time to Listen” highlights the importance of listening to each other during stressful times.

Taking the Time to Listen

Rural Wellness

The Rural wellness website shares resources and identifies ways to collaborate and enact positive change in rural communities; particularly communities adversely impacted by stress.

Rural Wellness Website

Resource List

List of hotlines to call when feeling overwhelmed.

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Disaster Anniversaries

Anniversary dates of traumatic events can reactivate thoughts and feelings from the actual event, and survivors may experience peaks of anxiety and depression.

Understand Reactions and Coping Strategies