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Andrea Bjornestad

Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Mental Health Specialist

605-688-5125

Wenona Hall 302
Counseling & Human Development-Box 0507
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Mental Health Specialist: member of the Rural Family Support Network Team, research and program development related to the mental health of farmers and ranchers.

Also by Andrea Bjornestad

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South Dakota Farm and Ranch Stress Summit – Save the Date

August 13, 2019

The SDSU Extension Rural Behavioral Health Team is partnering with the South Dakota Counselors Association (SDCA) to host a three-day South Dakota Farm and Ranch Stress Summit, September 23-25. The Summit will be held at the Arrowwood Cedar Shore Resort & Conference Center in Oacoma, SD.

Farm Stress, Health

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Resources, Tools & Support Provided During SDSU Extension Farm Stress Workshops

May 10, 2019

Over time, the impacts of low markets and extreme weather can take a toll on South Dakota’s farmers, ranchers and those who care about them.

Farm Stress

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SDSU Extension Supports Farmers & Ranchers During Stressful Time

September 12, 2019

SDSU Extension invites South Dakota’s farm and ranch families as well as agri-business professionals and service providers who work with them, to attend programming uniquely designed to provide healthy, stress management strategies as well as support strategies when dealing with the impacts of chronic stress or working with those suffering from chronic stress.

Farm Stress, Flood Resources for Agriculture