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“Taking a ‘mental health day’: Your rights in the workplace”

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This May 20, 2015 Fox News piece talks about what an employee may or may not be allowed to do with regards to taking a “mental health day”.

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“A Letter to Rand Paul re: Disability Benefits for Mental Illness”

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This January 19, 2014 open letter found on the Healthy Place website talks about the struggles faced by people who are disabled by a mental illness.  I tip my hat to the author of it …. I live what you described though with a handful of different dx which includes anxiety disorder among others.

“‘A Serious Epidemic’ — Mentally Ill Speak Of Struggles”

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This July 20, 2014 InsuranceNewsNet.com article focuses on Alabama, but talks about an issue that is seen across the country.  The issue of employment among those with serious mental illnesses.  Studies have shown many want to work, but find it impossible to do so because of a lack of effective supports and other factors.

“Mental Health in the Workplace: Ensuring You Are ADA Compliant”

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English: A collection of pictograms. Three of them used by the United States National Park Service. A package containing those three and all NPS symbols is available at the Open Icon Library (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This December 10, 2013 article on the Business2Community website talks about complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the workplace for people with mental disabilities.

 

 

 

“Bethlehem’s Cafe the Lodge provides work, funding for the mentally ill”

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This November 18, 2012 article on the LehighValleyLive.com website talks about a cafe aimed at helping the mentally ill.

 

“Psychiatric Disabilities in the Workplace”

 

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This August 14, 2012 article found on the Human Resource Executive website discusses some basics employers and employees should be aware of when it comes to folks who want to work who have a mental health disability.

 

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