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Mental Health on the Job: Video Tip Series for Employers & Employees
April 30, 2019

Working can be vitally important for the recovery and well-being of people with mental illness. Their employers -- and the workforce as a whole -- also benefit from their lived experience. But people with mental health challenges who are new or returning to the workforce can experience difficulty finding a job. And both employees and employers can struggle with how to approach workplace accommodations.

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The Pacific Southwest MHTTC's new video tip series is designed to support the full engagement of people with mental health challenges in the workforce. Each short, 3-minute video is loaded with practical tips and key considerations to make the workforce work for everyone.

For Employees & Job Seekers:

Dealing with Mental Health Part 1: Finding a Job & Job Resources

  • What are the benefits of working if you have a mental health challenge?
  • Who can help you find a job or employment services?

Dealing with Mental Health Part 2: Getting What You Need to Do Your Job

  • Should I disclose my mental illness at work?
  • How do I request accommodations to be successful at my job?

 

For Employers:

Mental Health on the Job Part 1: Tips and Strategies for Employers

  • How do we recruit and interview staff with mental health lived experience?
  • How do we create a safe workplace for everyone?

Mental Health on the Job Part 2: Providing Accommodations

  • What kinds of job accommodations should I provide?
  • How do I talk to staff members about mental health?