‘I had to leave the job I loved’: dealing with mental health problems at work

‘I had to leave the job I loved’: dealing with mental health problems at work
 

‘I was hundreds of miles from my family with no income’
The majority of my experiences have been positive. However, one stands out. When I started, I didn’t tell this employer about my conditions. As usual, my anxiety began to make me sick. I took more and more sick days as I tried to struggle through, and it was eventually noticed. I ended up telling them about my mental health conditions. They nodded along politely, but basically gave me an ultimatum. They would not do anything to help, I would have to effectively “man up” or be fired. I tried, but the anxiety and depression were far too... read more

 
10 October 2016 in Health, Views: 39
Source: Guardian
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