New Report Reveals Adults with Serious Mental Illnesses Face 80% Unemployment

July 10, 2014 12:57 PM

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New Report Reveals Adults with Serious Mental Illnesses Face 80% Unemployment

A new report reveals that adults with serious mental illnesses face 80% unemployment. These rates are worse, but there are signs that indicate that they are getting even worse, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness and a report they’ve just published.

In 2003 23% people who received public mental health services were employed and this year, only 17.8% of them were hired. This means an unemployment rate of more than 80%.

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