Young adults with serious mental health disorders experience higher rates of unemployment than their peers without serious mental health challenges. A 2009 study found that nearly 50 percent of young adults ages 18 to 25 were employed, compared to 66 percent of same-age young adults in the general population.1
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Did you know that young adults with serious mental health challenges have higher rates of unemployment? A 2009 study found that nearly 50 percent of people ages 18 to 25 with serious mental health challenges are employed, compared to 66 percent of people the same age without serious mental health challenges. Learn more about the behavioral health of young adults and pass it on to observe National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day: http://1.usa.gov/ZUoyqY
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