This episode touches on some painful issues.  You don’t have to listen to those if you don’t want to. 

I’ll let you know before we get to those so you can stop listening at that point (at 17 min 22 sec).

References:

Julie’s Parliamentary Petitionto approve vets as Critical Workers => NB: all signatures are confidential.

Time Magazine articleVeterinarians Face Unique Issues That Make Suicide One of the Profession’s Big Worries

RNZ articleStressed vets say their profession is desperate for more support.

Kerri MurraySouthern Cross Pet Insurance

Facebook PostCarlyle Vet Clinic – Napier New Zealand

Helpful New Zealand contacts & numbers

Lifeline: 0800 543 354 or text HELP to 4357

Suicide Crisis Helpline: 0508 828 865 / 0508 TAUTOKO (24/7). This is a service for people who may be thinking about suicide, or those who are concerned about family or friends.

Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757 (24/7) or text 4202

Samaritans: 0800 726 666 (24/7)

Youthline: 0800 376 633 (24/7) or free text 234 (8am-12am), or email talk@youthline.co.nz

What’s Up: online chat (3pm-10pm) or 0800 WHATSUP / 0800 9428 787 helpline (12pm-10pm weekdays, 3pm-11pm weekends)

Rural Support Trust Helpline: 0800 787 254

Healthline: 0800 611 116

Rainbow Youth: (09) 376 4155

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