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“Study: 80 percent of adults with serious mental illness out of work”

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This July 10, 2014 article on the UPI Health News website talks about a recent study that found that 80% of adults with serious mental illnesses are unemployed despite a sizable number of them stating they want to work.  The problem lies with budget cuts, decreased availability of supports for people with serious mental illnesses in the workplace.

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English: Jericho House Long stay care for adults with mental illness and /or alcohol dependence (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“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.

 

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