SAMHSA News: Mental Illness Accommodations at Work


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July 19, 2016

A quarterly roundup of articles from SAMHSA's continuously updated newsletter.

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Accommodating Mental Illness in the Workplace

Workplace accommodations help individuals with mental health conditions to remain employed and productive. Learn about different accommodations, many of which can be accomplished at little or no cost.

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Traumatic Events, PTSD, and Adult Health Challenges

A new report finds that traumatic events can affect mental and physical health, and can lead to illicit drug use, heavy and binge drinking, and substance use disorders.

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Turning Point – Criminal Justice to Behavioral Health

New resources are available to help communities identify and divert people with mental or substance use disorders to treatment.