Mental Health Workshop – Chambersburg

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hoss's Steak and Sea House

20 Falling Spring Rd.
Chambersburg, PA 17201

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If you’re an agriculture professional who works with livestock producers, join us for one of six mental health workshops happening across the state! You’ll gain specific training on how to navigate mental health issues in the farm community. These workshops are ideal for anyone who is in contact with livestock producers and is concerned about their mental wellness and overall well-being. This might include lenders, ag agency personnel, nutritionists, inspectors and regulatory staff, veterinarians, educators, consultants, agronomists, and other ag industry professionals or farm family members.

Workshops are free and include lunch. Please register below!

Dates and Locations:

Tuesday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Chambersburg
Hoss’s Steak and Sea House
20 Falling Spring Road
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Tuesday, March 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Lewisburg
Best Western
7701 West Branch Highway
Lewisburg, PA 17837

Tuesday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Greensburg
Hoss’s Steak and Sea House
1261 S. Main Street
Greensburg, PA 15601

Tuesday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Lancaster
Lancaster County Farm and Home Center
1383 Arcadia Road
Lancaster, PA 17601

Tuesday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Mercer
Mercer County Extension Office
463 North Perry Highway
Mercer, PA 16137

Tuesday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. –  Honesdale
Wayne County Extension Office
648 Park Street, Suite E.
Honesdale, PA 18431

Topics Covered:

During each workshop, you will learn about:

  • The stressors that are specific to the ag industry
  • How to recognize signs of stress
  • How to assess, approach, and offer assistance to farmers who are at risk
  • The variety of tools and resources available for farmers

The workshops are being held as part of an initiative of the Pennsylvania Beef Producers Working Group, Center for Beef Excellence, Center for Poultry and Livestock Excellence, and Center for Dairy Excellence and is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the USDA Farmer Rancher Network Assistance Program.

Register Today:

Mental Health Workshop Registration

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