Do you know a researcher who has been struggling?
We would like to hear about your experiences with people in academia who go through mental health difficulties.
Do you know someone in academia who’s struggled with their mental health❓ We’d like to hear from you 💬 📢 Today we're launching a survey to find out #WhoGivesSupport, so that more can be done to help those who support others
Managing people, especially when they go through a difficult time, can be a steep learning curve. If you’re a #NewPI, we want to hear about your experiences and understand what would have helped you 👉
Support is… ❓ Asking "how are you?" (and meaning it) ☕️ A chat over coffee 😡 Letting them rant 👌 A reminder it’s OK not to be OK 🤝 Finding them help Take our #WhoGivesSupport survey to help us learn what academics need to better support each other
A career in research shouldn't come at the expense of people's #mentalhealth. Great to see
opening a conversation about #mentalhealth support. Share you thoughts on how we can all best care for ourselves and those around us
eLife - the journal
Mental health matters – and so do mental health supporters! There are TWO weeks left to take our #WhoGivesSupport survey; please help us understand what more can be done to help those who help others
Supportive postdocs are key to PhD students' success; but is enough being done to support postdocs in return? If you're a postdoc who's helped someone with their #mentalhealth, we want to learn what would've helped you 📝
Some people may be more likely than others to help academics experiencing #mentalhealth difficulties 👩🏼🔬👩🏾🔬👨🏽🔬👨🏻🔬 Help us understand #WhoGivesSupport, so that those who help others can be supported too 📝
"...it remains difficult to assess the impact of support on those who provide it, because most of these interactions remain invisible" Help us understand #WhoGivesSupport by completing our survey 📝
#Mentalhealthmatters – and so do #mentalhealthsupporters! Please take our #WhoGivesSupport survey if you’ve helped an academic struggling with their #mentalhealth, or share it with those who supported you through tough times
There's still time to tell us about your experiences of mental health in academia so that we can identify the unmet needs of mental health supporters ⏳ Help us understand #WhoGivesSupport 📝
🗓 Survey closes: Monday, December 2
Support is… ❓ Asking "how are you?" (and meaning it) 🏖️ Telling them to take time off 👌 Reminding them #ItsOkNotToBeOk ⚖️ Adjusting their workload Take our #WhoGivesSupport survey to tell us what supervisors need to better support their trainees