Mental Health Resources

Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN)

FRSAN-Northeast/Cultivemos serves Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. and works towards creating a future where diverse farming and ranching communities in the Northeast are seamlessly connected to accessible, culturally-competent, timely, and effective mental behavioral health care and stress assistance programs that support the well-being and livelihoods of agricultural producers, workers, and their families.

NY FarmNet 

NY Farm Net guides NY State farms through periods of transition, opportunity, or challenge by providing free, confidential, on-farm consulting services. Services include financial and business planning and personal wellbeing. 

Center for Agricultural Development and Entrepreneurship (CADE)

CADE is a community of agricultural entrepreneurs and specialists working to build a vibrant food system. Their services include dairy farm support programming to increase the profitability and long-term viability of dairy farms in our region. 

Farm Aid

Farm Aid’s Farmer Hotline provides immediate and effective support services for farm families in crisis. Call or email for local and national resources, especially for organic dairy farmers.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

  • Phone: 800-273-8255

NY Center for Agricultural Medicne and Health

New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) mission is to enhance agricultural and rural health by preventing and treating occupational injury and illness. They conduct research, outreach, education, and clinical consultation services by a professional interdisciplinary staff of epidemiologists, biostatisticians, social workers, information specialists, occupational health nurses, educators, physicians, bilingual safety specialists, and support staff. 

Rural Health Information Hub

The Rural Health Information Hub is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to be a national clearinghouse on rural health issues.

Find toolkits and program models that show what works in rural communities so that you can build effective community health programs. Locate statistics, maps, and more to help you demonstrate need in your area.

Get the information you need to build, maintain, and improve services in your community. The RHIhub online library offers easy access to thousands of resources from organizations across the U.S. Search federal, state, and foundation funding opportunities for those that might fund your project.

Gain insight and understanding of the issues affecting rural America through topic guides, timely news, and updates. Every morning you can get the latest news and regulations relevant to rural health. Hear right away about the newest key reports and opportunities from federal agencies and national organizations via the website, social media, or our regular email updates.

Find others who have passion and expertise in rural health issues. Our resources can help you identify organizations and experts on a variety of topics, as well as in your state.


The vision of AgrAbility is to enhance quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities, so that they, their families, and their communities continue to succeed in rural America. For this target audience, “success” may be defined by many parameters, including: gainful employment in production agriculture or a related occupation; access to appropriate assistive technology needed for work and daily living activities; evidence-based information related to the treatment and rehabilitation of disabling conditions; and targeted support for family caregivers of AgrAbility customers. AgrAbility addresses a wide variety of disabling conditions in agriculture, including, but not limited to:

Farm State of Mind

Farm State of Mind is a directory of national and state mental health services, hotlines, and information.

Addiction Resources

New York is struggling with record numbers of addiction and a deadly opioid crisis that’s gripping much of the United States. In fact, nearly 2 million New York residents have a substance use disorder. But the trend doesn’t need to continue; there are currently 786 accredited alcohol and drug rehab centers in New York that can help you on the path to recovery.