OVERCOMING OBSTACLES: Should You Tell Your Employer You Have a Mental Illness?

Should you disclose your mental illness to your employer? Jodi Aman from Healthyplace.com says that it really depends on the situation. She recommends considering not to disclose to a potential new employer because they might not understand. Aman also points out that mental illnesses are more common than most people think, and also that it is possible that not disclosing could increase a person’s capacity for self-stigma. To view this video, click here.