In this publication, TEMPLARS Partner Cyriacus Orlu and Associate Nkem Isiakpona discuss “Protecting Employees with Mental Health Conditions in Nigeria: The Mental Health Act, 2023 in Focus.” They analyze the Mental Health Act, 2023, highlighting its impact on protecting Nigerian employees with mental health conditions

The article examines the transition from the outdated Lunacy Act to the Mental Health Act, 2023, emphasizing the new legal obligations imposed on employers to prevent discrimination and ensure fair treatment.

The Mental Health Act, 2023, introduces significant protections for employees with mental health conditions, creating new responsibilities for employers. For a comprehensive insight into these protections and practical guidance for compliance, read the full article.