UK Benefits: Denial of the disability of poor mental health

Denial of the disability caused by anxiety & depression causes great harm to vulnerable people. Sanctioning those enduring poor mental health is like stopping the wages of Jobcentreplus staff because they can’t fly! The recommendation of reports commissioned by the Government, and the experience of Moving Forward Facilitators is that many Jobcentre Plus Work Coaches… Read More UK Benefits: Denial of the disability of poor mental health

Mental health at work is very much an issue for everyone.

Mental Health stigma is still a major issue. Poor mental health is often due to relationships and how you are treated in those relationships – an employees relationship with their employer is very important. It can cause poor mental health effects in either direction.  It is a very important part of everyone’s mental health for… Read More Mental health at work is very much an issue for everyone.

But it’s not a real illness!!!..Stand up to the stigma.

Is your disability being denied by your employer or their insurers? Don’t let them get away with it. Denying the existence of mental illness and trivialising it’s effect on your ability to work is the application of stigma. It is discrimination and a source of harassment. It should not happen in 2015. You need to;… Read More But it’s not a real illness!!!..Stand up to the stigma.