State Wellbeing Resources for Veterinarians

Committees (or individuals) to assist impaired veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and their families have been organized in the following states. For additional information regarding the function and activity of these committees, or for resource and referral information, please write or call the contact listed, or contact your state veterinary medical association.

Alabama

Dr. Jerome B. Williams
Red Mountain Animal Clinic
2148 Greensprings Highway
Birmingham, Al 35205
Ofc: 205-326-8080
Fax: 205-326-8085
Cell: 205 542 3600
Email: alvetwellness@gmail.com

Website: http://www.alvetwellness.com/

Alaska

Dr. MaryAnn Hollick
3900 Lake Otis Pkwy.
Anchorage, AK 99508
Ofc: 907-562-2627
Fax: 907-562-2627

Dr. Kathryn Hawkins
P.O. Box 708
Valdez, AK 99686
Ofc: 907-835-5280
Fax: 907-835-5253
Email: hawknest@alaska.net

Arkansas

Dr. Robert Barros
10901 Yosemite Valley Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72212
Ofc: 501-227-9068

Dr. Thomas Eubanks
1219 W. 35th St.
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Ofc: 501-753-8337

California

Dr. Dan Segna
1400 River Park Dr., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95815-4505
Ofc: 916-649-0599
Fax: 916-646-9144
Email: dsegna@cvma.net

Colorado

Mr. Ralph Johnson, Executive Director
Colorado VMA
191 Yuma St.
Denver, CO 80223
Ofc: 303-318-0447
Fax: 303-318-0450
Email: ralphjohnson@colovma.org

Dr. William R. Fredregill
Veterinary Medical Clinic
211 El Camino
Sterling, CO 80751
Ofc: 970-522-3321
Fax: 970-522-3351
Email: billfred@vetmedclinic.com

Connecticut

Maureen Sullivan Dinnan, J.D.
Executive Director
Health Assistance InverVention Network (HAVEN)
835 West Queen Street, 2nd Floor
Southington, CT 06489
Telephone: (860) 276-9196
Confidential Fax: (860) 276-9202
Email: mdinnan@haven-ct.org​

Florida

Dr. John (Steve) Woodby
Calusa Crossings Animal Hospital
12801 SW 134th Ave.
Miami, FL 33186
Ofc: 305-234-1044
Cell: 305-281-0257
Fax: 305-234-1099

Georgia

Dr. William E. Disque
501 Vassar Point Dr.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Ofc: 912-222-4601

Hawaii

Dr. Eric Ako
4400-6 Kalanianaole Hwy.
Honolulu, HI 96821
Ofc: 808-733-8828
Fax: 808-733-8829

Dr. Douglas Chang
4224 Waialae Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96816
Ofc: 808-734-2242
Fax: 808-732-0682
Email: alohavet@aol.com

Idaho

Dr. Jeff Heins
200 S. Hwy. 24
Rupert, ID 83350
Ofc: 208-436-9818
Fax: 208-436-9810
Email: jbrac@pmt.org

Dr. John Hoch
421 22nd Street, N.
Lewiston, ID 83501
Ofc: 208-743-6553
Fax: 208-743-4564

Illinois

Ms. Deborah Lakamp, CAE
Executive Director
Illinois State VMA
1121 Chatham Rd.
Springfield, IL 62704
Ofc: 217-546-8381
Fax: 217-546-5633
Email: debbie@isvma.org

Indiana

Ms. Lisa Perius, Executive Director
201 S. Capitol Ave. #405
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Ofc: 317-974-0888
Fax: 317-974-0985
Email: lisa@invma.org

Website: http://invma.org/veterinary-wellness/

Iowa

Dr. Bruce Ennen
Edgewood Animal Hospital
3434 Midway Dr. NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
Ofc: 319-396-7800
Cell: 563-506-6007
Email: ennen94@gmail.com

Kentucky

Dr. Sam Vaughn
203 Moser Rd.
Louisville, KY 40223
Ofc: 502-245-7863
Fax: 502-245-2869
Email: aviansam@gmail.com

Brian Fingerson, PharmD
Email: kyprn@att.net

Maine

Dr. Leah R. Postman
Univ of Maine at Augusta-Bangor
117 Camden Hall
25 Texas Ave.
Bangor, ME 04401
Ofc: 207-262-7852

Dr. Burleigh Loveitt
Rte. 35 & Rte. 202
Hollis Center, ME 04401
Ofc: 207-839-4881
Cell: 207-831-4422

Massachusetts

Massachusetts VMA
163 Lakeside Ave.
Marlborough, MA 01752
Ofc: 508-460-9333
Fax: 508-460-9969
Email: staff@massvet.org

Michigan

Ms. Karlene Belyea, Executive Director
Michigan VMA
2144 Commons Pkwy.
Okemos, MI 48864
Ofc: 517-347-4710
Email: belyea@michvma.org

Minnesota

Dr. Scott Wells
5725 Nevada Ave. N.
Crystal, MN 55428
Ph: 612-535-1785
Email: wells023@tc.umn.edu

Dr. Marceen Hammer
40270 273 Street SE
Gully, MN 56646
Ofc: 218-487-5227

Montana

Dr. Jim Curtis
P.O. Box 1604
Malta, MT 59538
406-654-2058
Email: docurtis@mtintouch.net

Nevada

Dr. Randy Sharp, Clinical Veterinarian
Charles River Preclinical Serv., NV
6995 Longley Lane
Reno, NV 89511
Ofc: 775-682-2658
Cell: 775-527-33277
Email: randy.sharp@crl.com

New Hampshire

Dr. George Messenger
Fisherville Animal Hospital & Bird Clinic
108 Fisherville Road
Concord, NH 03303
Ofc: 603-229-0674
Email: fishervet@aol.com

New Mexico

Tamara Spooner, Executive Director
New Mexico VMA
60 Placitas Trails Rd.
Placitas, NM 87043
505-867-6373

Julie Blossom, DVM, Chair
Peer Assistance and Wellness Support
Email: nmvmapaws@gmail.com

New York

New York State Education Department
Professional Assistance Program
80 Wolf Rd., Ste. 204
Albany, New York 12205-2643
Ofc: 518-474-3817, ext. 480
Fax: 518-485-9378
Email: pap@mail.nysed.gov

North Carolina

Dr. Dennis Wages
NCSU-CVM
4700 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27606
Ofc: 919-513-6282
Ph: 919-469-2863
Fax: 919-513-6383
Email: dennis_wages@ncsu.edu

Dr. Ed Smallwood
Ph: 919-790-0298
Email: edandkay@nc.rr.com

Ohio

Wellness Committee
Dr. Tim Kolb, Chair
tkolbdvm@msn.com
614-451-4772
1071 Old Henderson Road
Columbus, OHIO 43220

Mr. Jack Advent, Executive Director
Ohio VMA
1472 Manning Parkway
Powell, Ohio 43065
Ofc: 614-436-1300
Fax: 614-436-1301
Email: jra@ohiovma.org

Oklahoma

Dr. Bob Poteet
Cedarwood Veterinary Clinic
1412 S. Harvard
Tulsa, OK 74112
Ofc: 918-749-6588
Fax:: 918-749-6695
Email: cvctulsa@aol.com

South Carolina

SC Recovering Professional Program
Toll Free: 877-349-2094
Ofc: 803-896-5700

Website: http://www.scrpp.org

Marie Queen
SCAV Executive Director
1215 Anthony Ave.
Columbia, SC 29201
Email: marie.queen@scav.org

Website: www.scav.org

Tennessee

Tennessee Medical Foundation
216 Centerview Dr., Ste. 304
Brentwood, TN 37027
Ofc: 615-467-6411

Delores Green Gaines, Executive Director
Tennessee VMA
P.O. Box 803
Fayetteville, TN 37344
Ofc: 931-438-0070
Email: green.delo@gmail.com

Texas

Professional Recovery Network
Courtney Bolin
12007 Research Blvd. Ste. 201
Austin, TX 78759
Toll Free: 800-727-5152
Ofc: 512-615-9176
Email: cbolin@texaspharmacy.org

Chris Copeland, JD, CAE
Executive Director
Texas Veterinary Medical Association
8104 Exchange Dr.
Austin, TX 78754
Tel. 512-452-4224
Fax 512-452-6633
Email: ccopeland@tvma.org

Utah

Dr. Lawrence McGill
Ofc: 800-426-2099
Cell: 801-865-1220
Email: mcgill@animalreferencepathology.com

Dr. Jamie Rees
Cell: 801-792-0162
Email: jamierees@mstar.net

Website: http://uvma.net/wellness/

Virginia

Virginia VMA
3801 Westerre Parkway, Suite D
Henrico, VA 23233
Ofc: 804-346-2611
Fax: 804-346-2655

Washington

Ms. Candace Joy, Executive V.P.
Washington State VMA
8024 Bracken Place SE
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
Ofc: 425-396-3191
Fax: 425-396-3192
Email: candacejoy@wsvma.org or info@wsvma.org

West Virginia

West Virginia VMA
3801 Westerre Parkway, Suite D
Henrico, VA 23233
Ofc: 804-346-0170
Fax: 804-346-2655

Wyoming

Dr. Gary Norwood
Frontier Veterinary Clinic
501 E. Riding Club Road
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Ofc: 307-634-7255

CANADA

Dr. Lisa Miller
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Atlantic Veterinary College
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3
Ofc: 902-566-0858
Email: lmiller@upei.ca