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Although 1 in 4 of us, or more than 60 million American adults, experiences a mental health condition each year, it is often taboo to talk about mental illness in the workplace, forcing employees with mental health issues to hide their condition.
She wanted me to be informed and to learn more about these issues. To be perfectly honest, I was not listening. I heard Gayathri talking about the stigma of mental illness in India, but I was not listening well enough.