Updated: Apr 23, 2021

A global veterinary wellness survey conducted by WSAVA revealed that “stress and diminished well-being are a problem for all members of the veterinary team and in all areas of the world.” This global problem requires global solidarity!

It may be difficult to recognize or relate to those experiencing depression, so we encourage you to watch this short (4-minute) video that describes depression using the metaphor of a “black dog”:

By watching for signs of anxiety and depression, practicing self-care, and seeking professional help when needed, we will make the veterinary profession safer for our practitioners and patients. Together, we can break the stigma surrounding mental health and build a culture of care and support!

#SolidarityWeek #WorldVeterinaryDay #SCoWSolidarityWeek #MentalHealth #BreakTheStigma

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