Employment and Mental Health
Issue 26 – January 2011Author: Sarah Keenan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Employment influences community well-being and individual levels of distress.
- Fair wages and meaningful work are as important as whether someone is employed or not.
- Poor or financially inadequate employment has similar negative psychological effects to unemployment.
- Adequate employment is important as it reduces poverty and provides a daily structure and collective identity.