Do you know someone in academia whoโ€™s struggled with their mental healthโ“ Weโ€™d like to hear from you ๐Ÿ’ฌ ๐Ÿ“ข 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 youโ€™re a #NewPI, we want to hear about your experiences and understand what would have helped you ๐Ÿ‘‰ #WhoGivesSupport Source:
Support isโ€ฆ โ“ Asking "how are you?" (and meaning it) โ˜•๏ธ A chat over coffee ๐Ÿ˜ก Letting them rant ๐Ÿ‘Œ A reminder itโ€™s OK not to be OK ๐Ÿค 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
Mental health matters โ€“ 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 ๐Ÿ“ #WhoGivesSupport
Some people may be more likely than others to help academics experiencing #mentalhealth difficulties ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ Help us understand #WhoGivesSupport, so that those who help others can be supported too ๐Ÿ“ Source:
"...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 ๐Ÿ“ Source:
#Mentalhealthmatters โ€“ and so do #mentalhealthsupporters! Please take our #WhoGivesSupport survey if youโ€™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 โณ Help us understand #WhoGivesSupport ๐Ÿ“ ๐Ÿ—“ Survey closes: Monday, December 2
Support isโ€ฆ โ“ Asking "how are you?" (and meaning it) ๐Ÿ–๏ธ Telling them to take time off ๐Ÿ‘Œ Reminding them #ItsOkNotToBeOk โš–๏ธ Adjusting their workload Take our #WhoGivesSupport survey to tell us what supervisors need to better support their trainees