Here you will find collected resources submitted by WiSE members related to mental health (Collected by our Chair of Mental Health, Connor Fitzpatrick):
“On Coronavirus Lockdown? Look for Meaning, Not Happiness,” article written by the New York Times
“Mental Health Strategies to Combat the Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Beyond Paranoia and Panic,” article written by Cyrus SH Ho, Cornelia YI Chee, and Roger CM Ho
“The outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus and its impact on global mental health,” by Torales, J., O’Higgins, M., Castaldelli-Maia, J. M., & Ventriglio, A
“The emotional impact of Coronavirus 2019-nCoV (new Coronavirus disease)”, by Carlos Kennedy TavaresLima, Poliana Moreira de MedeirosCarvalho, Igor de Araújo Araruna SilvaLima, José Victor Alexandre de OliveiraNunes, Jeferson StevesSaraiva, Ricardo Ináciode Souza, Claúdio Gleidiston Limada Silva, Modesto Leite RolimNeto
“Mental Health in Academia: How to enact change”, by the website eLife
Mental Health In Academia: How To Enact Change(2020) Postdoctoral Fellow and activist, Wendy Marie Ingram, explains how she trains, educates and works with students and faculty to improve academic mental health.
NYU Growing Up In Science Open Forum (2020) May 7, 2020: Talk with scientists around the world about personal struggles, mentorship issues, and challenges in academia
Researcher explores why some people in STEM and medicine fields feel like impostors (2018) Devasmita Chakraverty, PhD investigates the “imposter phenomenon”using surveys and interveiews.
Virtual NIH Activities A variety of resources for wellness and professional/career development.
Building Resilience: Developing Skills For Life’s Challenges(2018) ~1 h Youtube Video from the National Postdoctoral Association
**If You or somebody you know might need help, The National Suicide Prevention Life Line is available 24/7 At 1-800-273-8255.
** SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline
24/7, 365-day-a-year Crisis Counseling And Support For People Experiencing Emotional Distress Related To Natural Or Human-caused Disasters. Call 1-800-985-5990 Or Text Talkwithus To 66746 To Connect With A Trained Crisis Counselor.
**The National Domestic Violence Hotline: Get Help Today, 1-800-799-7233
If Staying Home With Your Partner Or Family Exposes You To Mistreatment, Or Simply High Levels Of Interpersonal Stress, Call 1-800-799-7233 Voice, 1-800-799-7233 Tty. The National Domestic Violence Hotline Can Help Victims/Survivors Of Domestic Violence. You Can Also Chat Online Or Text Loveis To 22522. Support Is Available In Dozens Of Languages.