Meet the Board - Adelle Stewart

I am really excited for all the opportunity that awaits this foundation, and all the individuals that it touches and serves.  We have really just scratched the surface on this initiative and I am touched every day hearing more and more farmers, ranchers and producers make mental health part of their daily conversations.  I look forward to meeting more and more of this great community, so together we can unite in talking more, asking more, and listening more.

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Part 1: It All Starts With Being There by Lesley Kelly

The conversation around mental health is growing. Our industry has made great strides over the last couple of years when it comes to mental health. Conversations are happening at ag events and trade shows, at company boardroom tables, at the dinner table, and on social media. Talking about mental health is the start. This breaks the silence that so many are suffering in and helps to reduce the barriers and stigma that are attached to mental health and mental illness.

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Meet the Board - Lesley Kelly

I didn't know much about mental health or mental illness until I experienced a mental illness firsthand and after talking to others and reading, I found out that there is a lot of misunderstandings, misconceptions, and stigma about mental health, which creates that silence. I want to change how we view mental health as a weakness.  I now view mental health just as important as my physical health.

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Meet the Board - Kirk Muyres

I am honoured to be a part of a group that is helping the industry and our society in such a meaningful way. It is amazing the difference that has been made already and we are just getting rolling!

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What to Expect from MHFA

Have you been thinking about attending a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training? Thankfully, there is no better time than NOW to attend. All across the country, MHFA courses are running and are eager to have YOU in their classroom.

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It Starts With Me - Shifting Our Internal Dialogue

As we work to change the conversation surrounding mental health, we must also acknowledge our internal dialogue. De-stigmatizing our own mental health is a part of the healing. De-stigmatizing ourselves means accepting ourselves, and seeing ourselves as worthy of living happy and fulfilled lives.

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What's In Your Diet?

Our diet does not just consist of what we eat, it also includes who we spend our time with, who we follow on social media, what we read, what shows we watch and what words we say to ourselves and others.

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It Starts With Me

We at The Do More Agriculture Foundation are bringing our first awareness campaign to Canadian Agriculture. ‘It Starts With Me’ is an opportunity for our entire industry to participate in shifting the dialogue around mental health.

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3 Ways to Live By Example

You do not need money, followers, a nice car, a great job, a fabulous looking face, or a social media feed to be influential, to make a difference.

All you need is your life. Your life is your message. How you live is your message.

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