ADA and Mental Health in the Workplace

  • 7 topics | 22m 48s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Mental health conditions in the workplace are both common and misunderstood. It is important for employees and managers to learn about the legal protections for mental health conditions in the workplace and ways that they can create a more supportive work environment. This course provides a brief overview of the ADA and unpacks how it protects individuals with mental health conditions and disabilities in the workplace.This course was developed with subject matter support provided by The Potomac Law Group, PLLC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.


  • Course Overview
  • Overview of the ADA
  • Mental Disabilities Covered Under the ADA
  • Knowledge Check: ADA Overview and Coverage
  • Reasonable Accommodations for Employees with Mental Health Conditions
  • Best Practices for Creating a Supportive Work Environment
  • Knowledge Check: Reasonable Accommodations and a Supportive Work Environment