Research Updates

Mental illness and RTW: bridging the gap

Dr Mary Wyatt

Collaboration between mental health and employment agencies assists return to work, but how do we foster collaboration?

Key Messages:   Assisting people back into the workforce can be challenging at an individual and policy level, with or without mental illness. However, people with mental health problems have a lower level of employment than others in the community, including others with physical limitations. One of the difficulties faced by people with mental health problems who want to enter or rejoin the workforce is that mental health agenci...

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