Protecting the health, safety and welfare of the general public and animals of WV through public education, enforcing licensing standards for veterinarians, registered veterinary technicians, certified animal euthanasia technicians and veterinary and euthanasia facilities

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Banfield Pet Hospital is offering a free suicide prevention training designed specifally to help veterinary professionals recogize and address emotional distress and suicidal thoughts in others.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in six veterinarians considers suicide, and male veterinarians are 2.1 times more likely to die as a result of suicide than the general population, while female veterinarians are 3.5 times more likely. 

Here is the link for the free training: