IVMA Wellbeing Information

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

For assistance, please call 317/332-1933  or email at

Not One More Vet

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.

IVMA Wellbeing Information During the COVID-19 Crisis

Take care of yourself and your staff. Ask your clients and employees how they are doing.

If you, or someone you know, is experiencing a mental health crisis, we encourage you to reach out to resources in your community, colleagues, online resources (such as AVMA or resources listed below).

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