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Mental Health at Work

An inclusive workplace values the contributions of all and accommodates the needs of diverse people, including people with mental illness.

Every person who struggles with mental health has a right to work, should be treated equally without reproach or discrimination, and should be provided with support in the workplace. Access to evidence-based treatments works; however, attitudinal factors surrounding mental health play a role in restricting access to these treatments (see link below).
 
We can do our part to reduce the stigmatization around mental disorders through willingness to talk openly with our colleagues and those we care about, and by taking time to reflect and consider the wellbeing of those around us.

To learn more:

From the peer-reviewed literature:

In the popular media, we suggest Author Andrew Solomon’s article Anatomy of Melancholy and book The Noonday Demon.

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