Woman emails boss to take time off for her mental health and his response is everything
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Madalyn Parker emailed her boss to let him know she was taking the day off to work on her mental health and his response has gained positive attention for being attentive to the issues of mental health within the work place.
His email response thanked her for bringing attention to the importance of sick days being used for mental health and stated his belief that it needs to be a practice at all organisations. He praised her for cutting “through the stigma.”
Parker posted the email exchange on Twitter to bring attention to her CEO’s response and people have been reacting, expressing their love for this kind of attitude on mental health.
this is amazing. thank you for sharing! <3— mina (@lasersushi) July 1, 2017
I'm gonna have to start job hunting soon and I'm mentally ill & have panic attacks. Thanks for giving me hope that I can find a job as I am.— ollie (@recarmdran) July 2, 2017