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Healing the Academy: Addressing Mental Health Disparities Among Underrepresented Graduate and Professional Students, 2022 (PDF/1.59 Megabytes)
From the School of Medicine Center for Health Disparities Research at the University of California Riverside comes this report that examines the effects on the mental health of underrepresented graduate students (UGSs) posed by hostile academic structures and offers recommendations for improving the mental health of UGSs.

Supporting Graduate Student Mental Health and Well-being: Evidence-Informed Recommendations for the Graduate Community, 2021 (PDF/.648 Megabytes)
Provided by the Council of Graduate Schools and The JED Foundation, this report was created from surveys and examination of qualitative data derived from campus focus groups in order to create an evidence-based framework to guide the development of campus-wide, systemic approaches to graduate student mental health and well-being.

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This site is a "collaborative community" designed to empower graduate students and help them to build resilience in their personal and professional lives. The site features stories from graduate students on a multitude of topics including mental health. Resources for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ students are provided along with resources for COVID-19 and suicide prevention.