Minnesota Farm & Rural Helpline
833-600-2670 x 1
Free, confidential, 24/7. This call center is located in Minnesota. Calls are answered by trained staff and volunteers. If you or someone you know is struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, or suicidal thoughts — call. Sometimes it’s easier to talk to somebody you don’t know.
Ted Matthews, Rural Mental Health Counselor
Ted works with farmers across the entire state. No cost; no paperwork. The service is available thanks to funds from the Minnesota Legislature. Center of Agriculture Mental Health Outreach Brochure Program (PDF)
Available in every Minnesota county, counselors can respond quickly and provide in-person, short-term counseling or mental health services during a crisis or emergency. Calls are answered immediately 24 hrs/day. Responders travel in private vehicles and generally arrive within 2 hours.
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