Mental health resources
A number of online and in-person resources are available to veterinary professionals dealing with distress:
AAHA’s Culture Initiative: Members can schedule an appointment with an AAHA consultant for a review of wellbeing issues and receive recommendations on how to get started on improving their practice’s culture.
AVMA’s Workplace Wellbeing Certificate Program: Consists of five modules aimed at empowering veterinarians and team members with the skills to create a culture of wellbeing in their workplace.
E-Counseling.com: Offers tele-behavioral health solutions to make access to mental healthcare more flexible, inexpensive and time efficient.
Vets4Vets: A confidential support system provided by the VIN foundation. Veterinarians needing emotional or psychological support can call 530-794-8094 or email Vets4Vets@VINFoundation.org. Veterinary support staff are encouraged to contact Support4Support@VINFoundation.org.
VIN Foundation Student Debt Center: (Helps veterinary students and graduates manage their student loan debt (vinfoundation.org/resources/student-debt-center/).
VHMA Employee Assistance Program: Provides employers with a constructive approach to working with employees who experience personal and work-related concerns.