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Farm Aid Hotline

Connect directly to Farm Aid staff as a beginning or seasoned farmer or rancher for resources tailored to your needs.

Call 1-800-FARM-AID (327-6243) Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. MST.

To connect with hotline staff outside of hotline hours, please fill out a Farm Aid Request for Assistance form

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Frontier Care Psychiatry

Free Counseling Access for Montana Ag Producers

In 2020, the Montana Department of Agriculture secured a USDA grant to make this free counseling available. Provided through Frontier Psychiatry PLLC, counseling tailored to rural needs is offered free of charge to anyone working in agriculture in Montana.

Schedule with Frontier Psychiatry by calling 406-200-8471 and choosing ext #7.



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Welcome to Montana’s first statewide stress management resource, designed specifically for agriculture producers. We are here for farmers, ranchers, their families, and loved ones. Our goal is to provide you with the tools and resources you need to help you manage your stress and fine tune your mental health. Please use the site to discover local, state and national resources that will help ease any burden that you, or a loved one, might be experiencing.

Please visit these links for assistance with Finance and Money, Nutrition and Cooking, Health Issues, Family, Substance Use/Misuse, and Suicide Prevention


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What is Stress?

Learn what stress is and how it can affect your body and mind. 


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Measure Your Stress

Take this short quiz to see how stressed you really are. 

Manage your stress

Manage Your Stress

Simple, effective ways to keep stress from overwhelming you.

Mental Health

What is Mental Health?

Clear explanations of mental health and why caring for it should be part of your daily wellness routine.

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Learn More About Your Stressors

Identify what types of stressors are impacting you and how/where to get assistance.

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Help a Friend or Family Member

Resources to help you help those you love and care for.

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Online Educational Opportunities

Find online stress education podcasts, courses, webinars, and recorded lectures.

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Ag Producer Stress in the News

Articles from around the country that touch on subjects related to Ag Producer Stress. 


Resources for Immediate Assistance


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

988 or 1-800-273-8255

1-800-628-9454 (Español)

1-800-799-4889 (TTY)

24/7 free, confidential support

SAMHSA's National Helpline

1-800-662-HELP (4357)

24/7 free, confidential treatment referral and information for mental health and/or substance use disorders

Farm Aid Hotline

1-800-FARM-AID (327-6243)

Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. MST

To connect with hotline staff outside of hotline hours, please fill out a Farm Aid Request for Assistance form

Montana Recovery Warmline


Monday - Thursday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday - Saturday: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.; closed on Sundays

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National Suicide Hotline

Text your zip code to 898211

Montana Crisis Line

Text "MT" to 741741

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Chat and Text

Text 988

Find other Mental Health Counselors and Resources on our Get Help Now page


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Learn more about Montana Ag Producer Stress Resources Clearinghouse project goals,
funding, partner organizations, and advisory council members.



This website is a work in progress.  We will be adding resources and updating information as it becomes available and is vetted by our advisory council. 
Please check back regularly for more information.  


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