For those with mental illness, how do you sustain employment?
I have bipolar disorder, am on medication, but can't work still. I tried and last night (2nd day) I had a psychotic episode from stress and walked out. I was thinking of trying to find a part time job only a couple days a week instead of full time employment. Would that help you think? Any advice? This has happened with multiple jobs I've gotten in the past.
Asked By: - 10/28/2012
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Well, it sounds you're like me. We want to work and be productive but our disabilities hamper our efforts to work... More
Answered By: Kaydell - 10/28/2012
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Now that I am medicated, I find it way easier to work part-time. I understand what it is like to have a psychotic breakdown from being so stressed. Everything wrong (from big to small) piles up on each other, and you basically lose your mind. That is one of the biggest problems with Bipolar Disorder or Bipolar 2... More
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