Ask HR: I have mental health problems but I don’t trust my HR partner, what should I do?

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What you need to know:

  • Approach your supervisor and discuss a flexible work schedule that fits into your treatment plan.


  • It is unfortunate that you and your colleagues don’t trust your HR team to keep this information secret.


  • Do you have any mechanism to speak out on this unfortunate behaviour? You must have all the facts before you report the case.

Hello, I have been suffering from depression and I like to keep quiet about it. However, I noticed some side effects the medication is having on me and my work. I am having reservations because if they find out, HR will block me from promotions and share my condition with the team.  What do I do? 

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