Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 – Technical Staff Mental Health

By 16th May 2023 Blog, News

Dr Zoë J Ayres' Academic Mental Health Series

“This project was designed to capture some of the key stressors that may add additional strain throughout the academic journey, which could ultimately lead to mental health concerns. The posters aim to create awareness of these issues and presents an opportunity to discuss them in more detail. All these posters are free to use and distribute. You can download the full set of posters or alternatively download individual posters below.

I am not a medical professional, or psychologist – I am a research scientist with lived experience of the mental health pressures in academia. I make these resources for awareness and they are designed to be for guidance only.” Taken from

Below, you can see Zoë’s Poster within the ‘Academic Mental Health Series‘:

  • Discusses key mental health stressors technical staff may face during their career.

  • Screen reader accessible document here.
  • Want to reference? FigShare link found here.

See Zoë's other posters in the series here:

The entire Academic Mental Health Series can be seen on, or download the PDF documents below.

PDF posters: