In the Know

In the Know is a mental health awareness program for farmers and the agricultural community. Participants will expand their knowledge about mental health. Topics include: stress, anxiety, depression, suicide and substance misuse.

Participants will learn how to recognize their own challenges and those of others.  Discussion will include ways to seek help and how to open up a conversation about mental health and well-being.

In the Know is meant for farmers, producers and persons with whom they have regular contact, including family members, peers and allies in the agricultural industry such as veterinarians, breeders, seed or feed salespeople, financial institutions, accountants or other community
members.

  • Wednesday, November 17, 2021
  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (A boxed lunch will be provided)
  • Palmerston Legion,  (260 Daly Street)

(The event will follow all Public Health guidelines)

For more information/registration, please contact Heather at suicidecouncilwd@cmhaww.ca or 519.239.8902.

This training is no-cost and limited to 20 people.

The workshop is generously sponsored by the Grand River Agricultural Society.

In the Know was developed at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph and is offered through CMHA branches across Ontario with support from the Ontario Federation of Agriculture.  

The workshop is funded in part by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.