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Suicide in veterinary medicine is a huge problem right now

I am a veterinarian.  More specifically, I am a veterinary specialist, board-certified in emergency and critical care.  I don’t play with puppies and kittens.  I treat the worst of the worst in a specialty hospital setting with a state-of-the-art ER and ICU.  Despite years of education, including veterinary school, internship, fellowship, and residency to obtain… Read More »

These jobs have the highest risk for suicide

With suicide rates rising across the country, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that certain occupations are associated with a higher risk of suicide. Suicide rates were highest among men who worked in construction or extraction (oil rigging, mining) jobs and women who worked in arts, design, entertainment,… Read More »