Employing and accommodating workers with psychiatric disabilities

It also contains some suggestions for awareness training, and a list of contact organizations with expertise in this field. Some of the most common psychiatric conditions are: schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder ("manic-depression"), anxiety disorders and personality disorders.

We would like to thank Joy Overtveld of Equity Services and her team of consultants for their contribution to this guide. Some psychiatric problems result from stressful events, such as depression triggered by a divorce or the death of a family member.

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They are also actively working to create an environment conducive to employment and career opportunities for members of the designated groups, and for all employees.

Approximately 54 million noninstitutionalized Americans have physical, intellectual, or psychiatric disabilities.

Of these cases, 26 million are classified as having a severe disability (US Bureau of the Census, 1999).

This section includes publications related to various aspects of the hospitality industry.

Our publication list includes links to online publications.

Employing and accommodating workers with psychiatric disabilities