"Work is good for me": views of mental health service users seeking work during the UK recession, a qualitative analysis.

@article{Boycott2015WorkIG,
  title={"Work is good for me": views of mental health service users seeking work during the UK recession, a qualitative analysis.},
  author={Naomi Boycott and Athfah Akhtar and Justine Schneider},
  journal={Journal of mental health},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={93-7}
}
BACKGROUND Individual placement and support (IPS) is an effective form of supported employment for people with severe mental illness. Little is known about service users' experiences of these programmes during economic recession. AIMS Obtain service users' views of an IPS programme implemented in the UK during recession. METHOD Thirty-one service users enrolled in an IPS programme were interviewed using a semi-structured protocol. The questions covered several areas of their experience… CONTINUE READING

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