Compassion Fatigue Can Have Lasting Effects on Veterinary Professionals
Compassion fatigue can have lasting effects on veterinary professionals. As a result there is an urgent need to increase mental health awareness and education in the workplace. An often overlooked segment of the health care professionals’ network veterinarians face daily challenges on how to cope with compassion fatigue, financial stress and loss.
In this Toronto Star article de Souza Institute Executive Director Dr. Mary Jane Esplen provides her expertise in helping identify and define some of the root causes that are leading to compassion fatigue challenges amongst veterinary professionals.
The full Toronto Star article can be read here.