A study conducted by the CVMA found 26.2%* of Canadian veterinarians had thoughts of suicide in the last 12 months, significantly higher than the 12.2%* of Canadians who have seriously considered suicide in their lifetime. Now more than ever it’s important to keep talking about mental health to create awareness and to help to reduce the stigma sometimes associated with asking for help.
The following articles are written by veterinary professionals regarding mental health in the veterinary industry.
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If you need support, assistance is available. Here are some resources that could be of help: