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Iowa News 7 KWWL Video Spot

(KWWL) — Being a farmer means dealing with a continually unpredictable career field with challenges far beyond your control whether it be severe weather, market prices, or international trade disputes.

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Iowa Farm Bureau News Release

News Release: During May Mental Health Month, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) wants farmers to know help is available. Ongoing wellness coaching and counseling through Personal Assistance Services which can be accessed via phone, text, live chat or video.

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KMA Land 960 AM Interview

Dr. John Lawrence of ISU spoke on the importance of having this free new service for farm families

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MindHealth Matters – December 2022

In this issue, you’ll find National Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness month, conversation starters for seasonal gatherings, tips for couples with conflicting holiday traditions, ways to balance work and home life during the holidays, how to handle social anxiety, the connection between gratitude and happiness, what to do if you’re a victim of identity theft, and ideas to help you eat healthy between celebrations

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MindHealth Matters – November 2022

In this issue, you’ll find tips for coping with stress during the holidays and at family gatherings, ways to manage grief during the holidays, how to explore forgiveness, how to embrace feedback, facts on vaping, steps to save money during the holidays, some great veggie side dishes for your holiday meal

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MindHealth Matters – October 2022

The October edition of MindHealth Matters highlights the observation of “National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month”. Fall for your best health! As we move into autumn, explore a variety of topics on mental health, family and parenting, personal finance, and supporting others dealing with mental health challenges.

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MindHealth Matters – September 2022

The September issue includes a variety of topics that educate, inform and inspire the reader to develop healthy patterns in relationships, parenting, nutrition, finance, work, and more.

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MindHealth Matters – August 2022

The August edition of MindHealth Matters includes great interactive reading that can help all of us in our everyday lives like surviving inflation, boosting happiness, and building resilience.

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MindHealth Matters – July 2022

July is Minority Mental Health Month and this edition of MindHealth Matters looks at unique concerns for minorities when accessing care.

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