Personal Well-Being

Listed below are links to websites, articles and other information regarding personal well-being.

VMA Resources:
AVMA's Wellness Resources
AVMA - Workplace Wellbeing Certification Program  
After a Suicide: A Guide for Veterinary Workplaces
After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Colleges of Veterinary Medicine
100 Healthy Tips to Support a Culture of Wellbeing

IVMA's Wellness Committee
Wellness Risk Factor Study Finds Positive Correlation to VMA Membership
IVMA Wellness Poster for Clinics

National Resources:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Foundation 2 Counseling & Suicide Prevention
Iowa State University Student Counseling Services
SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education)
Know the Signs (geared towards CA, but website is good)
National Alliance on Mental Illness – Iowa
American Association of Suicidology
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Phone: 1-800-273-8255

2-1-1 Get Connected. Get Answers - Phone: 211
Peace Within - Visual reminders of simple Mindfulness
North Central Farm & Ranch Assistance Center - farmstress.org

Iowa Resources:
Iowa Department of Public Health & Substance Abuse
Iowa Help Line
Iowa Crisis Center
Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa Physician Health Program (IPHP)

Iowa State University Student Counseling Services
Iowa State University Extenstion and Outreach - Finding Answers Now and Farm Stress Resources
Iowa State University Counseling Services – Phone: 515-294-5056

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach - Question.Persuade.Refer (QPR)
Iowa State University Extension & Outreach - Resources for the farm and ranch community