Adults With Severe Mental Illnesses Face 80% Unemployment Rate

July 10, 2014 1:52 PM

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Adults With Severe Mental Illnesses Face 80% Unemployment Rate

A new report released on Thursday revealed that adults with serious mental illnesses - although 60% want to work and 40% can succeed with the appropriate support - experience an 80% unemployment rate in the US. A state-by-state analysis of employment of the mentally ill provides the statistics.

A new report released on Thursday revealed that adults with serious mental illnesses - although 60% want to work and 40% can succeed with the appropriate support - experience an 80% unemployment rate in the US. A state-by-state analysis of employment of the mentally ill provides the statistics.

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