Mental Health Education

About USU Extension Mental Health Education

From self-compassion to suicide prevention, and everything in between, our goal is to provide resources and education to help improve mental health. Whether you are looking to help yourself, or help someone you care about, take a minute to browse through the links and explore resources.

AgWellness Podcast

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The new AgWellness podcast series explores mental health in farming and ranching communities. Our hosts, Jacob Hadfield and Josh Dallin, are ag extension agents at Utah State University. Mental health is a growing concern in the farming and ranching community and through this podcast, we will share stories about the impact of mental health concerns, helpful resources, and information. We have partnered on a new project called the Western Regional Agricultural Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP). Please visit our website at to learn more and make sure to follow us on social media and subscribe to the podcast to keep up to date. To read any of the podcasts see a list of transcripts here.

Mental Health Articles

Practicing Mindfulness

In a busy world with instant access to technology and constant stimulation, it has never been more important to slow down and live in the present moment, or in other words, to be mindful.

Rural Mental Health

According to Rural Health Info, there is a health disparity, or difference, between rural mental health and mental health in urban areas. This disparity does not always show up in the prevalence of mental health illnesses and suicide rates, but there is a...