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    Do More Ag Offering Telus Health MyCare Counselling to B.C. Farmers for Free


    The Do More Agriculture Foundation is offering Telus Health MyCare counselling at no cost to all British Columbia producers and their families until Feb. 28, a Jan. 7 news release says. The counselling comes from a donation by TELUS Health in support following the devastating floods in the province.

    “As we strive towards our long-term goal to bring this type of much needed support to producers across Canada, we are committed to working in partnership with mental health organizations, government and the agriculture industry,” Himanshu Singh, board chair of The Do More Agriculture Foundation, says in the release.

    The release notes many farmers and their families have been affected by the unprecedented weather events and catastrophic flooding. The mental health impact of this devastation will lead to long-term effects and Do More Ag is committed to ensuring producers have access to critical resources, the release says.

    “Telus Health MyCare offers video-based access to caring, licensed mental health professionals who can help with everything from daily challenges to more severe conditions, all from the comfort of your home,” Chris Engst, managing director of Telus Consumer Health, says in the release.

    The release says Telus Health MyCare mental health counselling is available to B.C. producers and their families until Feb. 28, 2022, after which standard rates apply. Eligible producers and their families can register in this program and access more information at Once registered, individuals will be able to select a mental health counsellor, book an appointment, and have a video-based counselling session.

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