In any kind of situation of distress, crisis, or conflict, the first action is to talk to someone. Whether with a colleague, a friend, or a UNIL office, talk about what you are going through with someone who will either help you directly or direct you to other relevant people.
At UNIL, you can contact any of the following services or persons for free:
Contact us at the Graduate Campus: email@example.com or 021 692 21 29
Contact the UNIL Association of PhD candidates and intermediate staff (postdoc) ACIDUL, or one of the faculty associations listed here.
Get psychological support (first consultation for free ; available in English, Italian or French)
Ask for a consultation at the health permanence (website only in French) : firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 692 25 77
Go to the No Stress webpage (website only in French)
Contact the Human Resources representative person of your faculty
Contact the Equal Opportunities Office (Bureau de l’égalité) : email@example.com or 021 692 20 59
Contact the Persons of Trust : 0800 800 303 ; or the Work and Study Climate Protection Officer.
In situations of conflict, harassment or discrimination, please visit the website Help UNIL
The professor is in, by Karen L. Kelsky, PhD.
Cathy Sorbara, PhD, "7 Ways PhD Students And Academics Can Deal With Stress, Anxiety And Depression", Cheeky Scientist. Remember Your Value As A PhD.
David Gooblar, PhD, "4 Ideas for Avoiding Faculty Burnout", The Chronicle of Higher Education, Pedagogy Unbound, 3 April 2018.