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Discussion on: What can tech employers do to support your mental health?

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Nathaniel Blackburn

Personally, i think the biggest problem in the industry right now is that mental illness is not taken seriously simply because it doesn't manifest itself physically.

I have both anxiety and depression and have had for most of my adult life which i accept will probably never go away. I struggle talking to people, never seem to fit in and frequently never feel good enough.

The way we move forward is to first aknowledge the problem then to become confortable with the idea that it's not curable. Mental illnesses affect people in different ways so don't consider there to be a univeral solution.