We believe everyone should feel safe and supported to talk about their mental health at work. If you’re treated differently because of a mental health problem, this might be discrimination and might be against the law.

Useful links


Explains what laws protect you from discrimination at work, what you can do if you are discriminated against, and where you can get support and advice.

Mind also have a legal advice service that provides information and general advice on mental health-related law covering mental health, mental capacity, community care, human rights and discrimination/equality.

You might also find Mind’s How to be mentally healthy at work guide helpful. It includes information about managing stress, workplace relationships, and advice on returning to work after time away.


Explains your rights and what to do if you feel you’ve been discriminated against.

Equality and Human Rights Commission

The EHRC has produced a series of guides to explain your rights under the equality law. They cover recruitment, pay, management and many other topics.