STIGMA & INCLUSION: The Last Stigma – Mental Illness and the Workplace

Did you know that half of the employers in the U.S. are reluctant to hire someone with a past or present mental health issue? The law says employers can’t discriminate, but concerns remain about whether an employee can meet sales quotas or fit into the company culture. Through personal stories like the ones that Martha Ross compiled for her piece in San Jose Mercury News, employers may see that the billions of dollars from lost workdays due to mental illness might not be worth it. To view this article, click here.