A portrait of Liz Hughston, a Certified Vet Technician

Volunteer Spotlight: Liz Hughston

Why do you volunteer for NOMV?

I believe very strongly in removing the stigma around mental health issues in our field and decreasing the incidence of suicide in veterinary medicine.  I love peer support, and everyone sharing their stories to help others.

University of Auburn Veterinary Classroom empty due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Vet School During COVID​

Once I got into vet school though, I felt like I hit an emotional brick wall. My enthusiasm was replaced with imposter syndrome and anxiety over the lifestyle I was pursuing.