Farmer Assistance Program

Presenter: Frank Bulger, MSW, Counselor with the Farmer Assistance Program

Intended Audience: Farmer, ag workers, ag business employees, Safety professionals, educators, and students.

Farming is a challenging profession and not immune to mental health issues. Erratic weather, fluctuating market prices and personal issues can affect your well being and work performance.

Building a Sustainable Farmer webinar The Farmer Assistance Program featuring Frank Bulger, will highlight this Island program designed just for farmers. Frank will discuss the benefits of this Mental Health program and how it can help you, the farmer, your family and your employees. Learn how to recognize the signs of mental illness and where you can go for help.

Learning objectives

Participants will learn about the Farmer Assistance Program and who qualifies.

  1. Participants will learn which problems the counselors can help you and your family with.
  2. Participants will learn what Mental Health resources are available for Island Farmers.

For more information on the program, check out the Farmer Assistance Program or to contact Frank personally, call 902-626-9787,  check out his website, or email.

Farmer Assistance Program Video Link

SUPPORTED BY A GRANT FROM THE WCB GRANT PROGRAM OF THE WORKERS COMPENSATION BOARD OF PEI