Imagine learning you have a mental health condition just as you're starting your career. With 20% percent of people experiencing a mental health condition in a given year, this happens often.
Receiving a diagnosis can cause a high-performing employee to miss work and feel the sting of harsh judgment from co-workers. That was the story of Gabe Howard, now an award-winning writer and speaker. But rather than allow stigma to silence him, he talks openly about living with bi-polar disorder and anxiety.
An article in Forbes, 10 Things Employers- And Employees Should Know About Mental Health At Work highlights his story along with helpful tips for employers and employees in addressing workplace mental health.