2021 National Survey of Farmer Mental Health
A new survey is being performed at the University of Guelph to investigate stress, depression, anxiety, burnout, suicide ideation, substance use, resilience, and coping in farmers across Canada. The survey take about 20 minutes to complete and will be open until May 7th. Participants will also have the opportunity to enter their name to win one of 5 draws for $200. The chances of winning one of the draw prizes are approximately 1 in 1000.
To participate in this study, you must be:
- 18 years of age or older
- An agricultural producer (farmer, rancher, etc.) in Canada
- Able to converse fluently and read/write in English or French
Findings from the 2021 study will be compared with the Farmer Stress and Resilience Study from 2015/2016.
If you need advice or support, we encourage you to seek it:
For urgent needs, the Mental Health Commission of Canada has a list of list of crisis lines available in all Canadian provinces and territories.
For inquiries of a less urgent nature, the Canadian Mental Health Association also provides information here on how one can seek help across Canada. You can also call the CMHA at 1-866-531-2600.