Veterinarian Wellness

Veterinarians are busy individuals. It may seem impossible to focus on personal wellness over other obligations, but prioritizing your physical and mental health is extremely important. Below are MVMA approved resources to help you maintain a balanced, healthy lifestyle and information for handling many of life's obstacles. 


AVMA’s Wellness and Peer Assistance Toolkit

SAMHSA's National Helpline - 1.800.662.HELP (4357)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-days-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Alcoholic Anonymous
Get support, resources, and locate a meeting.

Al-Anon
Support for friends and family of those with alcohol dependency challenges.

Narcotics Anonymous
Get support, resources, and locate a meeting.

Nar-Anon
Support for friends and family of those with narcotic dependency challenges.

Gamblers Anonymous
Get support, resources, and locate a meeting.

Adult Mental Health Crisis Response Phone List
By MN county (Updated 5/3/18). 

Children’s Mental Health Crisis Response Phone List
By MN county (Updated 5/3/18).

Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1.800.273.8255

TXT4life (MN) - Suicide Prevention
Text “Life” to 61222 to be connected to trained, compassionate counselors - 24/7/365.

Therapist Finder – Psychology Today
Search for a therapist to fit your needs (location, insurance type, therapy focus, etc).