Employment status of mental health consumers: A pilot study

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Abstract

For adults using mental health services it is envisaged that the single largest outcome would be employment status.This paper describes a pilot survey on the employment status of mental health consumers serviced by the Hamilton Huntly team in the Waikato region of New Zealand and suggests a way forward. The author concludes by recommending that adult mental health service providers should employ occupational therapists as employment specialists within multi-disciplinary treatment teams to achieve better employment outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-29
Number of pages2
JournalNew Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy
Volume51
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Employment status of mental health consumers : A pilot study. / Machingura, Tawanda.

In: New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2004, p. 28-29.

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