Veterinary Team Wellbeing Resources
Published June 21, 2018, AVMA@work writes: Veterinary health and wellbeing are top of mind for veterinarians across the profession, including at the AVMA. As you and your veterinary team members prioritize self-care and support for your colleagues, we’re here to help.
Our new guide 100 Healthy Tips to Support a Culture of Wellbeing offers strategies and practical steps you can take at work and at home to support healthful living and create a positive work environment.
Download the AAHA Guide (PDF format) and forward to your team members, friends and colleagues within the veterinary community.
Thank you, Dr. Heather Loenser, for being a passionate driver of the thoughtful, informative guide.
The AVMA continues to provide timely and relevant resources in its ongoing commitment to improve the personal and professional well-being of all veterinary professionals.
AAHA has always defined excellence in veterinary care. Now we want to extend that to include excellence in workplace culture and team member wellbeing.
What stressors do you face that preoccupy your thoughts? Now consider the activities that put your mind at rest. This worksheet helps you to write out and identify your stressors and relievers.
As caregivers, we are often stressed and don’t know why. Without realizing the effects that life circumstances have on us, we tend to sweep our feelings of frustration, sadness, and turmoil under the rug.
Is there a mental health crisis in the profession?
If so, what is contributing to it?
What can be done about it?
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or call 800-273-8255