Stop the Stigma: How to Reduce or Remove Mental Health Discriminartion in the Workplace

This toolkit lists down the steps employers can take to combat stigma in the workplace and encourage people to seek help when they need it.

  • Because of stigma towards mental illness and fears of repercussions at work, many employees experiencing depression, stress, or the like choose not to seek treatment for their conditions.
  • One of the keys to reducing mental health stigma is to disseminate the message that mental illness is not anyone’s choice, and that recovery is possible with appropriate treatment and support.