Friday, March 15, 2013

Friday #MentalHealth #MythBuster: The Mentally Ill Don’t Work!

#People with mental illness are gainfully employed throughout the United States

#People with mental illness have all types of diagnosable disorders

#People with mental illness are not lazy, rather they are ill

#Not all people with mental illness look sick

#Mental illness manifests in varying degrees of severity

#Mental illness includes many different types of disorders including personality disorders, intellectual disorders and learning disorders

#Some people with mental illness may work part-time if their illness is chronic

#There are many successful people with mental illness who work, including celebrities

#Many people with mental illness have families, homes, careers and live full lives

Asha, Licensed Mental Health Specialist



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