Tag: mental illness discrimination

  • Should I Tell My Boss About My Mental Illness?

    Should I Tell My Boss About My Mental Illness?

    Why You Should No™t (And Three Times You Should)

    A reader says everything changed at work once she disclosed her PTSD to her boss. When should you disclose a mental illness to your employer? How do you prove discrimination? Continue Reading

  • Surprising Success Of Schizophrenics

    Surprising Success Of Schizophrenics

    When Elyn Saks (pictured above) was diagnosed with schizophrenia decades ago, she was told not to expect to ever have a career, or much of a life. But the University of South Carolina law professor went on to win a 2009 MacArthur Foundation "genius grant" and study other high-functioning, high-achieving... Continue Reading