19-08 Segment 1: Veterinarian Suicide

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A new CDC report shows that suicide among veterinarians is much higher than in the general population. Experts discuss the unique stresses that affect these professionals, including financial, compassion fatigue, euthanasia, and online harassment. They also discuss measures being taken to prevent mental health struggles and suicide.

Guests:

  • Dr. Jason Sweitzer, veterinarian, Thousand Oaks, CA and board member, Not One More Vet
  • Dr. Debbie Stoewen, Director of Veterinary Affairs, Lifelearn Animal Health

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