• Discuss challenges facing producers and their family members.
• Identify signs of depression, anxiety, and suicidality.
• Explore triage for suicidality. 
• Learn resources available to producers, their families, and those who work with producers.



Dr. Nick Weshinskey, a licensed professional educator in the state of Illinois who also holds national board certification in counseling. His counseling experience has included providing crisis intervention, along with providing outpatient counseling to individuals, couples, families, and groups.

Karen Stallman, Ag Resource Specialist and Farm Family Resource Initiative Program Coordinator.

This webinar is presented at no cost due to generous financial support provided by the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Division of Mental Health and the Illinois Department of Agriculture in cooperation with USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

For more information, please contact 
Karen Leavitt Stallman at or 618-713-0759

To learn more about the FFRI, visit