Month: April 2022

Veterinary Wellbeing Alliance and VMAE to support veterinary mental health

The Veterinary Wellbeing Alliance—developed through a collaboration between Veterinary Medical Association Executives (VMAE) and the wellness platform Listeners On Call (LOC)—has debuted a new program to help decrease stress and burnout in the veterinary industry.According to an organizational release,1 through this pilot, about 10,000 veterinary professionals in Georgia, New York, and Texas will receive complimentary […]

New research report reveals mental health strain on veterinary professionals

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI), the statutory body responsible for regulating the veterinary professions, has published a new research report examining the mental health of veterinary professionals in Ireland.The research was conducted in collaboration with the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) and the National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF) in April 2021. Click […]

Burnout Is Driving Veterinarians to Suicide, and Dallas Has a Major Veterinarian Shortage

Nationwide, veterinarians have a significantly higher risk of dying by suicide than other professionals. Compared with the general public, male veterinarians are 2.1 times more likely to take their own lives, while female vets are 3.5 times more likely. Click here to read the full article

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