Alabama Veterinary Professionals

Wellness Program

Benefits of the Alabama Veterinary Professionals Wellness Program (AVPWP)

  • Evaluation and treatment without risk to career
  • Knowledgeable and experienced staff
  • High success rate
  • The Wellness Program offers 100% confidentiality and anonymous referrals.

Advocacy with the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Examiners, colleagues and employers 

Wellness Committee

The Alabama Veterinary Professionals Wellness Committee Supervises the Alabama Veterinary Professionals Wellness Program. Members of the committee are nominated by the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association and appointed by the Alabama Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

Wellness Committee Chairman

Sandra M. Foster, L.V.T., Ph.D.

This Program is made possible by funds provided by the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. 

Why us?

The AVPWP assists participants that have

challenges that often include; alcoholism, drug addiction, illness, depression, anxiety, fear, gambling, sex, food, divorce, loss and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The program also implements suicide prevention for those in need.

Our Mission

AVPWP strives to offer support to professionals, without negatively impacting their career. A program that fosters coping skills, along with healing and life style changes. Our mission is to empower success, proactively deter substance abuse, and shed light on mental illness awareness/treatment, in a safe, confidential environment.