Figures from Lifelong Learning UK show that just 0.02 per cent of staff declared a mental-health condition in the latest workforce returns. This compares with the 2.6 per cent of staff who declared a disability. Advice is available at www.lluk.org on helping to destigmatise mental ill health.
Further-education employees who suffer mental illness are concealing their conditions for fear of being stigmatised in the workplace
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