FROM DISABILITY TO EMPLOYMENT: Promoting Employment of People with Mental Illness

Did you know that even though two-thirds of people with a serious mental illness want to work, only one-tenth are likely to find full-time employment? The opportunities that supported employment offers are an integral part of the recovery process. The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law presents a report, supported by statistics and the language of the law, suggesting the reallocation of state funds to supportive employment rather than day programs. To view this report, click here.