The VVMA represents, promotes, and protects the interests of our diverse veterinary community and serves as a resource on matters of animal health, animal welfare, and the human animal bond.
Available services from the VA Dept. of Health Professions include intake, referrals for assessment and/or treatment, monitoring, and alcohol and drug toxicology screens. For additional information click the link above.
The VVMA has partnered with McLaughlin Young and launched a NEW member benefit. The Assistance Program & Work-Life Services are available to VVMA members and their immediate family. Reasons to use this program include: marital difficulties, parenting, stress, depression, work-related concerns, alcohol and drug use/abuse, grief and loss, or preventative.
Help is available 24/7/365
Veterinarians face singular challenges in their jobs, and the rates of suicide and depression are unusually high among U.S. veterinarians. It's critical that we take steps to care for our own emotional and mental health. Get started with our self-assessment tool, and then use the following resources to begin nuturing your emotional well-being.