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Rural Mental Health of Workers like Farmers, Miners & Loggers During the Pandemic


Farmers, miners, loggers and other rural workers and their families face a unique set of stresses in a normal time, but especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic, and in rural areas where there is a higher suicide rate. 

Rich Tunell is the rural mental health program coordinator at the Lake Superior Community Mental Health Center, he joins Heidi and John to talk about this problem on the Thursday Morning Show.

This service is free to anyone for:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Suicide prevention
  • Family mediation
  •  Stress management
  • Support in navigating complex problems

Telephonic appointments accepted – no need to schedule ahead of time, just call the number listed below.NO insurance needed. NO charge for services. NO need for a mental health diagnostic assessment.

Contact Rich Tunell at 218-730-6833 or email rtunell@lschc.org.

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