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Suicide Awareness & Prevention Month Part 1: Being Proactive with Mental Health vs. Reactive with Adrienne DeSutter
Episode 734th September 2020 • The Rural Woman Podcast • Katelyn Duban
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[TW/CW: MH, MI] This episode of The Rural Woman Podcast contains discussion of mental health, mental illness, discussion of suicide. These themes may be upsetting to some listeners. If you or a loved one find yourself needing emotional support or are in crisis please note the following resources:

Crisis Services Canada: 1-833-456-4566 or send a text to 45645

US National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

USA & Canada Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor


On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll meet Adrienne DeSutter. Adrienne is part of her husband's fourth generation grain farm family in Midwest Illinois. They also have a small herd of cows and a small herd of children. With a degree in Counseling and a devotion to building self-worth, Adrienne set out to combat the mental health stigma in agriculture and help farm families recognize that their worth is more than the markets. She now works with farmers and ag organizations to promote healthy minds and identify valuable mental health resources. Through her social media presence (Sow Hope Grow Hope), she encourages followers to share their truths to inspire hope in others.

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