Mental Health is everyone’s business. And what we need is a center for re-integration.
Would you have hired Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Rooseveldt or Winston Churchill? Well, each one of those eminent men suffered from a persistent mental illness.
There are people who suffer from persistent mental illnesses who are the most creative and imaginative human beings; and including them in the workforce can be tremendously beneficial to the companies that employ them.
What would our world have been like if Churchill, Lincoln and Roosevelt had been delegated to the ranks of the unemployed, or worse still, to a psychiatric hospital?
Research has proven that the medication available today, can enhance productivity. Work is the key factor in supporting mental wellness and warding off mental illness.
WORK IS THE KEY FACTOR IN SUPPORTING MENTAL WELLNESS AND WARDING OFF MENTAL ILLNESS?
Employment provides: a time structure, social contact, collective effort and purpose, personal and social identity and regular activity for the person whonwould otherwise remain in bed.