Thinking About Work


Video Stories of Vocational Recovery

Vocational recovery is possible. These real life stories, told by real people, show how.

“IPS Success Story: Steve’s Story –

Job Search Challenges and Success”

Learn about Steve journey to employment through Individual Placement & Support (IPS), a process which helps individuals with severe mental illness find work within in the community that fits their individual needs & interests.


“We Can Work: Our Stories of Recovery & Employment Success”

Videos are copyrighted by New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS) & shown here with permission. If you are seeking services related to this content please contact Len Statham at lens@nyaprs.org


“Its My Business”

Stories of working with employees who have psychiatric disabilities / behavioral health conditions.


“Interview With Lyn Legere”

This is an interview with Lyn Legere who currently provides training and consultation on a national scale regarding training and certification of Peer Specialists. She shares her own vocational recovery story as well, which is very inspiring.


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