The Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network - North Carolina (FRSAN-NC) is working to remove the stigma surrounding mental health and to reduce the risk of suicide in farming and ranching communities. The trainings below are offered for free in-person or virtually. If interested in learning more, please click here. Refer to the calendar page for information about upcoming events.
This training provides information about the causes, signs/symptoms of farm and ranch-related stress and what can be done to manage it on a day to day basis. FRSAN-NC can tailor a training especially for individuals or groups of farmers, ranchers and farmworkers. Training is also available to staff of organizations that support them. Contact us at 252.744.1008 or email@example.com
Talk Saves Lives is a standardized education program by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to provide an understanding of suicide as a leading cause of death. The program is influenced by research on prevention and what can be done to save lives.
QPR is a national program that aims to decrease suicide and save lives using suicide prevention steps and assisting individuals find resources to help.
The QPR Gatekeeper training focuses on recognizing crisis, asking about suicidal intentions, and referring an individual to help.
Individuals that complete this training will receive a certification.
safeTALK is a workshop that teaches how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, engaging someone, and connecting them to an intervention resource for further support.
MHFA is a national program that teaches a 5-step tool to identify and respond to signs of mental illness, substance use, and mental health crisis.
MHFA provides signs and symptoms of mental illness, how to help, and training on crisis intervention.
Two FRSAN-NC employees are certified instructors for Adult Mental Health First Aid. Individuals that complete this training will receive a certification.
Thanks to the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, NC Farm Credit and NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for supporting the cost of these trainings.