Mental Health and Workers’ Comp: Is it Covered?

They say that when you love your job, you’ll never work a day in your life. Unfortunately, even if you love your job, not everyone experiences the best workplace atmosphere or office morale. We’ve learned quite a bit about workers’ compensation and the many physical injuries that could happen while on the job, but what happens when that injury is a mental one? One may think that physiological conditions might not be as detrimental as a physical injury, but trust us — Just because you can’t see the injury, doesn't mean that it’s not actively affecting someone strenuously. So what are you to do when your mental health is being deteriorated by your workplace or daily work tasks? Are mental illnesses covered under workers’ comp? Let’s find out.

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