Mental Illness, by Mikael Vejdemo Johansson, Jan 12, 2013.
How to keep moving forward, even when your brain hates you, by Keelium, Feb 11, 2013
Depression in the Academy, by Leslie M-B, Nov 27, 2005
Are Academics the Loneliest Professionals?, by Leslie Madsen-Brooks, June 25, 2008
Mental Illness in Academe by Elyn R Saks, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Nov 25, 2009
"I won't let depression hold back my academic career", The Guardian, March 16, 2012
Bipolar and Academia, by a Reader of The Professor Is In, March 8, 2013
Research & PTSD, by Wm. Caylee Hogg, March 11, 2013
MENS ET TENEBRAE: It’s not you, it’s a disease, Grace Taylor, The Tech (MIT), April 10, 2012
IN GOOD COMPANY: With tenure but not without troubles, John Belcher, The Tech (MIT), March 19, 2013
Depression at University: It Took a Friend To Notice, by Victoria, March 21, 2013
Disabled Philosophers, for mental or physical disabilities
Take This Project, aimed at computer game developers
Depressed Academics: this site.
Recourse, a UK charity, which describes itself as "The only charity providing practical and emotional support to staff in FE & HE. Free, confidential Support Line: 0808 802 02 03." Obviously that's a UK number, but there are resources on the web site which may be useful for other locations.
Recourse are on twitter as @RecourseCharity
Lists of Links
Academia and Mental Illness: a list of resources, from The Professor Is In
There are many resources for depression which are not specifically related to Academia. This is an arbitrary selection.
UK: Time To Change. "Let's End Mental Health Discrimination"
UK: Returning to work after mental health issues
USA: Americans With Disabilities Act
Canada: A Place for All: A Guide to Creating an Inclusive Workplace
Australia: National Mental Health and Disability Employment Strategy