Listen: Rebecca Crown, Rebecca Chorale, Founding Member discussed on KCBS Radio Overnight News
"To four two four two four that's body to four two four two four. yes these ten ten forty one a search for answers is on after a report earlier this year confirmed the worst fears in the veterinarian community that that's die by suicide at a much higher rate than the rest of us KCS is Rebecca crown reports on one effort to reduce the number the centers for disease control and prevention found in their first ever study of its kind that veterinarians are up to three and a half times more likely to kill themselves no one reason why veterinarians die by suicide things range from the stresses of the profession we deal with euthanasia on a regular basis Melanie globalism veterinarian in Wisconsin and a founding member of not one more fat a nonprofit trying to lower the suicide rate among vat today I had an exploratory surgery that the results were bad and we had to use a knife and it breaks my heart. the the the family was wonderful the patient was wonderful by it. I use a nice because it was something we could fit another thing they can't fix clients to blame them for not being able to save fluffy's life planted rage because the bill is so high we understand that the cost has gone up over the last number of years because what's expected of us has also gone up we have people yelling at us because our exams are anywhere from fifty to a hundred and twenty dollars but because that's coming out of pocket that is a huge issue for people saying I don't want to go to about because they're all money grubbing and all they want is money the truth is their education can cost just as much as an MD schooling but the MD is going to make a lot more money so they can pay off those student loans a lot of times we connect more readily with animals because they don't judge us they don't try to hurt us we gravitate towards animals because they do show unconditional love and they don't they don't yell at us and be mean not one more vat offers emotional and in some cases financial support to vets in crisis Rebecca chorale."