I have mental illness, will you hire me?

Some say when they spoke up about their condition, they experienced both support and recoil

Speaking up about mental health in the workplace can be a double-edged sword.

While being open about mental illness helps reduce the stigma surrounding it, some people who have struggled with their mental health question whether doing so may also limit their careers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 05, 2019, with the headline 'I have mental illness, will you hire me?'. Print Edition | Subscribe