We run through some of our favourites for Mental Health Awareness Week
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, as proclaimed by the Mental Health Foundation. But when you’re struggling with a mental-health issue like anxiety, depression or any such challenge, every day, even every minute, can be a battle. We’ve rounded up some personal stories and resources that might help you to see a bit of light at the end of the tunnel if you’re in the wars yourself.
A junior scientist gives us a glimpse into her state of mind during her taxing PhD programme – and how she emerged from the dimness.
One researcher brings us through her own path in which she left her home country for a fellowship in another where she knew neither the culture nor the language. She wrestled with her demons – and prevailed.
The practise of mindfulness can help junior researchers to recentre and fling off anxieties and worries that only weigh them down.
Graduate students worldwide are at great risk for developing depression, anxiety and other types of mental illness. But plenty of help is available.
Support for junior researchers struggling with depression doesn’t have to break the bank – or ruin your reputation.
And here’s a Special that Nature editors and writers put together on stress – and handling its effects.