If you’re experiencing mental health problems and your manager doesn’t know it can be a very difficult decision whether to tell them. You might be worried about being treated differently. However, to be protected by the Equality Act you will need to tell your manager.
Mind talks you through the issues and gives guidance about how to have this conversation. You can also learn some tips and find out how other people have dealt with this situation on the Time to Change website. You can also read blogs written by people who have mental health problems about their different experiences at work on the Time to Change website.