Within the veterinary community mental health issues and suicide rates are too high. Not One More Vet (NOMV) is here to help. They are a nonprofit foundation that aims to transform the status of mental wellness within the profession so veterinary professionals can survive and thrive through education, resources, and support. In today's episode we talk about the multiple factors leading to the mental health crisis in the vet community and how us are pet parents can help.
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www.nomv.org contains links to NOMV resources, information, volunteer opportunities, and ways to give. You can find NOMV on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram @notonemorevet, email email@example.com, or call (669) 237-0403.
Guidelines for reporting on suicide from the American Foundation for the Prevention of Suicide can be found here: https://afsp.org/reporting-on-suicide-prevention
In the US the national suicide hotline is (800)273-8255. Resources for other countries can be found here: https://nomv.org/crisis-numbers/
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