This 2 part series is an anonymous contribution by a member of the AMHC community. Read Part 1 here. * * * I started to think about the future, and it occurred to me that this might not be the … More Long-Distance Relationships and the Tenure-Track Search: Part 2
Even a smashing scholarly success has a complicated history. … More Happy Endings, and What They’re Made Of
People have thought that I’m using my mental health troubles as an excuse … More Suicidality in Graduate School: Part 2
A big part of the problem lies in the silence of our supervisors. … More I am a PhD student. Why can’t I talk about mental health?
I thought “If I don’t perform at my best, they’ll take everything away” … More The Nagging Voice Inside My Head
This week features several articles about the collective silence of mental illness in academia, and playing the “game” of race. … More Link Round Up: Mental Illness and Race in Academia
Not only is mental illness pervasive in academia, but there’s a paucity of research on mental health … More Hidden Mental Health Troubles in the Ivory Tower
Nadia, a successful academic who privately struggled with anxiety, returns with Part 2 of her story. In Part 1, she shared about the early days of her graduate career and her eventual decision to practice self-care by taking time to work on her writing in a remote location. Content warning: sexual assault and abortion. Please … More Nadia’s Story: Persistent Paralysis and a Prolonged PhD (Part 2)