Farm and Rural Stress Hotline
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Farm and Rural Stress Hotline

Even those with toughened hands and hearts need someone to talk to. Extreme weather conditions, machinery breakdowns, a volatile ag environment, long hours that prevent time with family, and lowered income all cause frustration.

That’s why Avera offers the Farm and Rural Stress Hotline where you can talk to one of our skilled, compassionate mental health professionals and trust them to help you navigate whatever you’re experiencing – such as symptoms or signs of anxiety or depression.

View An Introductory Video Explaining the Need

A Message from Governor Kristi Noem

How the Hotline Can Help Farmers

Call the Farm and Rural Stress Hotline

It’s free, confidential and available 24/7.

Call 1-800-691-4336

farmer with dogs in sunset

Prayer for Farmers

God, our Creator, we pray for your servants the farmers and the communities affected by the flooding. Bless them with healing of the pain, strength and courage to go on, peace and hope for tomorrow. Empower us to help in whatever ways that we are able. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. AMEN.

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Farm life isn’t easy. Your donation helps keep the Farm and Rural Stress Hotline free and available 24/7 to those who need it most.

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Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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