Imagine if we put mental health first in a flexible work place | Finlay Games | TEDxOpenUniversity

Mental health issues are increasing, meaning more people are taking time off work. Managing mental health is complicated and trying to stay employed while doing so can be an impossible task.

Currently, people with mental health issues are viewed as needing to be fixed to fit back into society, however, rather than attempt to fix people to fit society, imagine if we instead fix society to fit people’s needs. Passionate YouTuber, Blogger and Writer. Undergraduate at The Open University and Student Ambassador. Creates educational and inspirational content on topics of recovery, drawing from both his academic studies and lived experiences of mental illness, addiction and gender transition. Through transparent sharing, aims to inspire others to recover their life and rewrite their story. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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