Alabama Veterinary Professionals
Benefits of the Alabama Veterinary Professionals Wellness Program (AVPWP)
Advocacy with the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Examiners, colleagues and employers
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.
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.
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.