The Suicide Prevention Resource Guide for Veterinary Settings describes societal, community, relationship, and individual risks and protective factors and what organizations and individuals can do to help prevent suicide. It includes current learnings from suicide research and the implementation of evidence-based suicide prevention and response strategies in a variety of workplace and academic settings.

The resource guide was developed by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, in collaboration with the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America, Veterinary Hospital Managers Association, and Veterinary Medical Association Executives.

Additional AVMA suicide prevention resources tailored to the veterinary profession can be found at which includes an online suicide prevention training course and a new, two-part series of courses addressing the latest research and perspectives on preventing suicide, and ways to navigate forward together:

These courses are free for AVMA members and non-members.

The QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Training, one of five courses in the AVMA Workplace Wellbeing Certificate Program, is also available. The certificate costs $75 USD for non-members.