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Should Employees Disclose Their Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace?
It could jeopardise future career prospects.
Employees with mental illness can
face extra scrutiny
in the workplace.
Stigma may mean that an employer will feel a person suffering from mental health issues is
unreliable or will not be able to do a certain job because of their mental health
Employers may choose not to hire someone with mental health problems.
Employers may want to hire people who have experience with mental health issues to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace.
Employees may be better placed to get a job if they can explain that gaps in their CV are because of mental health episodes.