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Asking Prospective Employers About Mental Health Benefits

It is perfectly acceptable to ask direct questions

Q: When I am interviewing for a new position, is it a good idea to ask about what mental health support they offer employees? I don’t want to alarm a prospective employer, but it is an important factor in my decision process. How can I best ask for this information?

A: You are so right to bring up the issue of mental health benefits and support—and the best place to get it is during the interview process.

It is perfectly all right to ask a direct question such as, “With what we experienced during COVID, there has been a renewed emphasis on mental health. I’d be interested in what mental health benefits and support your organization provides?” 

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