Hardship Letter Examples

   Mental Health Hardship Letter

Dear {supervisor or colleague}:

I am writing to let you know that I will need to {take a leave of absence/decline promotion/etc.} while I deal with mental health challenges.

My situation is deeply personal, but I value our professional relationship and feel that I can trust you. In fact, I am dealing with {diagnosis}. My medical team feels that if the planned course of treatment is successful, I should be ready to resume my usual duties by {date}.

I was thinking about {project}, and would like to suggest {colleague/team/etc} take point on it for the time being. The {files/contacts} are {location}.

I will be reaching out to {human resources/management/etc.} separately. I'm grateful for your compassion during this time and look forward to being back with the team as soon as I am able.

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