Integration into the work environment is key to successful employment outcomes for people in recovery. Resources to make integration possible are listed below.
Through these video resources, employers may learn how employing consumers may be beneficial to the company as a whole.
Stigma associated with psychiatric disabilities can create a discriminator work environment for people in recovery. This newsletter discusses types of discrimination & how they impact an employee.
Throughout this article from the Harvard Business Review, Rob Lachenauer discusses what he learned from interviewing & hiring an individual with a mental illness.
In his paper, Bruce Sanders explains why it’s important for employers & human resources professionals to understand employees with psychiatric disabilities, & how that understanding can benefit all parties involved.
The largest deployment of civilian soldiers since World War II has created a new type of employee: The “workplace warrior,” returning from military deployment with the Reserves or National Guard. This paper overviews some of the best ways to support these individuals to promote their reintegration into the workplace.
This page discusses mental illness myths & how supervisors can help an employee recovering from mental illness feel more comfortable in the workplace.
This list offers a brief how-to on making your workplace a stigma-free safe zone for those with mental illness.
America in Recovery, a nonprofit organization, provides a no-cost way for job-seekers with a history of substance abuse & employers to interact about job opportunities.
The guide includes a description of a six step process for organizations, looking to create an internal mechanism that targets behaviors which discriminate against individuals with psychiatric disabilities & resolve them successfully for all employees to create a more inclusive environment.
In the workplace, attitudes toward mental health & mental illness make a big difference for all employees, but especially for those experiencing mental health issues