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The veterinary industry can be tough to work in - it can be exhausting physically and emotionally. This page has been set up to provide a list of resources to let you know that you're not alone - even if it sometimes feels that way. You can always contact me email@example.com or check out any of the links below.
There are also some useful links and resources if you are worried about a friend, family member or colleague.
If you need to talk to someone right now...
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If you're not an AVA member, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14
If you'd like to look at some resources....
"Burnout is a serious problem in the veterinary profession, one that can have dire consequences. Take a few minutes at your next team meeting to familiarize yourself and your team with the 12 phases of burnout."
Some excellent advice on what to do if you suspect a fellow veterinary nurse isn't coping
Resources offers some facts about some of the threats to the health and wellbeing of veterinarians, such as stress, addictions, grief and loss, depression, anxiety and suicide
Nadine works with compassionate Veterinarians who love what they do, and help them to avoid burnout so they can keep their head in the game and continue building a thriving practice, with a life they love
This free resource aims to give you an understanding of compassion fatigue and stress within your specific work environment and includes self-reflection exercises and practical suggestions.
From tweets to notes: 1st International Symposium for Veterinary Mental Health & Suicide Prevention (Vetanswers Blog Post) - Notes (or to be more precise tweets) from the 1st International Symposium for Veterinary Mental Health & Suicide Prevention held on the 29th May 2015 in Brisbane.
- Top Tips for Supporting Grieving Clients (Rosie Oldfield CCG) Accessed 5.09.2014
Other free resources....
Beyond Blue www.beyondblue.org.au
Black Dog Institute www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
R U Ok www.ruokday.com
Australian Psychological Society www.psychology.org.au/
Centre for Clinical Interventions www.cci.health.wa.gov.au