Mental Health - Military

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Myth: People with mental health needs, even those who are managing their mental illness, cannot tolerate the stress of holding down a job.

Myth: People with mental health needs, even those who are managing their mental illness, cannot tolerate the stress of holding down a job.


Fact: People with mental health problems are just as productive as other employees. Employers who hire people with mental health problems report good attendance and punctuality as well as motivation, good work, and job tenure on par with or greater than other employees.

When employees with mental health problems receive effective treatment, it can result in:

  • Lower total medical costs
  • Increased productivity
  • Lower absenteeism
  • Decreased disability costs

Source: www.mentalhealth.gov/basics/myths-facts/

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