Weeks after flooding drowned the livelihoods of farming families along the Missouri River, advocates of mental health among rural and farming communities are gearing up to provide mental and emotional support to devastated farmers, Stateline.org and the Cedar Rapids Gazette report. The federal government has not yet begun implementing a Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network that was revived in the 2018 farm bill. Net farm income has fallen nearly 50% from the peak in 2013, and farm debt has risen rapidly over the last five years.