Perspectives on barriers to employment for job seekers with mental illness and additional substance-use problems.

@article{Harris2014PerspectivesOB,
  title={Perspectives on barriers to employment for job seekers with mental illness and additional substance-use problems.},
  author={Lynne M. Harris and Lynda R Matthews and Jonine Penrose-Wall and Ashraful Alam and Alison Jaworski},
  journal={Health & social care in the community},
  year={2014},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={67-77}
}
This paper examines the barriers to employment faced by job seekers (JS) with mental illness and additional substance-use issues. Semi-structured interviews concerning barriers to employment for JS with mental illness and substance-use problems and strategies to improve employment outcomes were conducted with stakeholders associated with an employment service provider specialising in mental illness (n = 17). Stakeholders were JS, family members who provide significant support to JS [support… CONTINUE READING