A new not for profit organisation, Vets-in-Mind, was launched in December 2020. 

The associated app is a source of information about mental health and wellbeing for the veterinary profession.

Vets-in-Mind is a not for profit organisation which aims to be a source of quality information about mental health and wellness for the veterinary market, providing information from credible sources, case studies from our profession and  to signpost people to programmes run by various associations, organizations, charities and support groups around the world for all members of the veterinary market whether they are in practice, academia or companies and charities in the veterinary market.

Vets-in-Mind aims to help by:

  • Giving veterinarians the tools to become cognisant of mental health issues by providing short, general information on a number of mental health topics.
  • Providing 24/7 information regarding veterinarians looking after themselves and others in the first instance as prevention, as well as how to seek further assistance for themselves or others
  • Providing contacts for mental health support for team members of veterinary practices etc.
Click here to go to the Vet-in-Mind website. 
The App is available via the Apple and Google app stores.

Some of the key features of the new app are:

  • Over 500 resources (eg, links to TED talks and A-Z mental health conditions from UK Charity Mind)
  • Personal stories (videos and articles) of people who share their unique mental health journey
  • Helplines and other contact points for over 50 countries
  • A news section highlighting current research and initiatives, along with streams from forthcoming meetings and events
  • Tools and resources to help relieve stress at critical moments
  • Books and podcasts
  • eLearning courses
  • Links to other apps, blog posts, and products that offer additional guidance and insight Vet-in-Mind website
Further information and a link to downloads the App.