by Staff Writer
Mental health is a public health issue, but are we really addressing it? Most public conversations and educational programs focus on teens, young adults, and general consumers. Yet one group has been overlooked: healthcare professionals, particularly physicians and veterinarians. The reality is, our docs and vets are not okay. They have the highest suicide rate of any profession. 64% of US doctors have reported pandemic burnout, and the number of veterinarians with psychological distress is more than 2x that of US adults.
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