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The CVMA Cares About You and Wants to Contribute to Your Overall Wellness
May 3, 2019
There has been a wealth of discussion on the topic of wellness in veterinary medicine the past few years and it is important we keep this issue a priority. In 2012, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) surveyed 769 veterinarians and found 19% of respondents had seriously thought about suicide. Nine percent of respondents had previously made an attempt on their life, and 27% took anti-depressants.
The CVMA is continuously looking at ways to support Canadian veterinarians on their wellness journey and contribute to their success in achieving a work-life balance. To read the rest of this article, look for it in May's issue of The Canadian Veterinary Journal or visit the CVMA's Veterinarian Wellness Resources web section by clicking here.
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