IVMA Health and Wellness Information

Get Help – Suicide Prevention 24/7 Hotline -800/273-8255

For assistance, please call 317/627-0290 or email at

Indiana Suicide Hotline Info – Click Here

Mental Health America of Greater Indianapolis Resources – Click Here

Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project – Click Here


According to state and federal laws and IVMA program policies, all participant information is confidential.

Suicide rates among veterinarians are higher than other professions.  Why?  Learn more here – let’s help each other!!!!

The IVMA Veterinary Well-being Program was created to assist veterinarians experiencing difficulties with substance or alcohol abuse.

The program elements include:

  • Screening and referral
  • Consultation with staff from Continuing the Care
  • Case management designed to provide support and accountability
  • Advocacy services (i.e. to the Veterinary Licensing Board
  • Education on veterinary-related health concerns

Contact the Veterinary Well-being Program today. For assistance, please call 317/627-0290 or email at

ALL contacts are confidential.

Learn more about self-care – click here

For additional information and resources regarding assistance with personal issues such as the following:

  • In a crisis?
  • Stress or anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sickness and disability
  • Relationships
  • Vets and debt
  • Eating Disorders

Click here for additional support and information.

For additional resources from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), click here.

If you need assistance with a potential or actual claim, contact the PLIT Action Center for information and support.  Click here