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What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of working if you have a mental illness?

At the following website there is an academic article that will help you think about the benefits and the challenges of employment: http://cirrie.buffalo.edu/encyclopedia/en/article/291/ Some parts of the article are a little technical but there is much useful information that is easier to understand.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ts2DzOTZP9g&feature=youtu.be has a video of Washington State citizens who have mental illnesses and work including former King County Executive Randy Revelle.

http://www.nyess.ny.gov/Consumer/We%20Can%20Work%20bro_eng_%202nd%20edition%20FINAL%20FINAL%207-30-09.pdf At this website you will find a 'toolkit' booklet written for people who are thinking about returning to work.

 

 

 

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