FROM DISABILITY TO EMPLOYMENT: The Benefits of Employing Someone with Mental Illness

There are many misconceptions about the employability of a person living with a mental illness. In fact, many people with mental illnesses are able and eager to work. Maggie McNicholas from Fountain House suggests that work has tremendous benefits such as providing structure and socialization opportunities, improving confidence, and reducing hospitalizations, and she asks employers to overcome their fears of hiring someone with a mental illness.  To view this video, click here.