Open Access Conceptual Paper

Mental Health Disorders in Livestock Producers: The Suicide Phenomenon may the Rural Veterinary Practitioner Play a Role?

Jos Noordhuizen*

Department of Agriculture & Veterinary Science, Former Diplomat of ECBHM and ECVPM, Europe

Corresponding Author

Received Date: October 17, 2019;  Published Date: November 01, 2019


Mental health problems in general, and suicides in particular, seem to have become part of everyday life these recent years. On an annual basis, 27% of Americans, for example, face such a problem; the average American would have a 47% probability of suffering from such a problem in his or her life [1].

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