OVERCOMING OBSTACLES: Should You Tell Your Boss About a Mental Illness?

It can be very stressful when employees feel the need to hide their mental health difficulties from management. Fortunately, certain measures can be taken to gauge an employer’s ability to be sympathetic to these concerns, and if the conditions are right, disclosure of a mental health diagnosis can improve conditions at work. Scientific American contributor Roni Jacobson offers some helpful disclosure tactics such as writing a script, keeping it vague, and timing it right. To view this article, click here.