Well-Being in Colorado

Well-Being in Colorado

General:

Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP): A collaborative group of organizations across the Western United States providing stress management resources specifically to America’s agricultural workers. Includes a searchable database of help on various topics for Western States.

Farm Crisis Center: Searchable database by the National Farmers Union of all types of resources for agricultural workers.

Talk with Farm Aid: The Farm Aid Farmers Services Team will assist you in finding resources for almost any topic. Fill out their  Online Request for Assistance form or call at 1-800-FARM-AID (1-800-327-6243)

Mental Health

Colorado Agricultural Addiction and Mental Health Program (CAAMHP): Free vouchers for agricultural workers seeking behavioral health services. CAAMHP provides members of our agricultural and rural communities with six free sessions to an ag-friendly, licensed behavioral health professional. It’s anonymous and in many cases, can be accessed remotely.

Colorado Crisis Services: free, confidential, and immediate support via phone, text, or in-person at walk-in centers. Call 1-844-493-8255or Text “TALK” to 38255

NAMI Colorado: Colorado’s branch of the National Alliance on Mental Health, NAMI Colorado provides information, support, and local resources on mental health issues

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP A confidential, 24/7 information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Financial

Colorado Open Lands: Conservation easements/succession planning

Colorado Department of Agriculture Grants: A regularly updated list of funds available to Colorado agricultural producers

NRCS Colorado: Grants from the Colorado branch of the National Resource Conservation Service.

Facing Farm Financial Stress: A printed resource from Ohio State University for agricultural workers facing financial stress and considering bankruptcy.

Medical/Injury

Agrability Colordo: Agrability helps farmers with disabilities, injuries, long-term illness, or another functional limitation find no-cost solutions to the physical difficulties of farm work. Brochure here.

Health First Colorado: Colorado has a Medicaid program specifically for working adults with disabilities. If you have an approved disability you may be eligible for reduced or free health care.

National Center for FarmWorker Health Helpline: Bilingual (Spanish/English) hotline that provides health information and referral services for farmworkers and their families.

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