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April 30, 2019

How Do I Tell Them? Coming Out About Mental Illness in The Workplace

Event Description

Many people with mental illness go through the ordeal of deciding whether, when, and how to disclose to those around them. This panel will address the practical aspects of coming out about mental illness in the workplace. It will discuss the decision to come out, what reactions and stigmas doing so could lead to, and how the employee, employer, and coworkers should handle the situation.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.

American Bar Association - Washington DC Office 
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20036-5303


Program Flyer


Hon. Chai Feldblum, Commissioner, EEOC

Lori Golden, Abilities Strategy Leader, Ernst & Young LLP

James T. R. Jones, Professor of Law, University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law

Daniel Lukasik, Attorney, Maxwell Murphy LLC

Tochi Onyebuchi, Attorney, Legal Aid Society

Moderator: Lewis Bossing, Senior Staff Attorney, Judge David L. Bazelon, Center for Mental Health Law

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