Employment

A Focus 2.0 on Peer Support and Crisis Services

The latest edition of CAFE TAC’s Focus 2.0 newsletter is here! This edition of Focus 2.0 takes a look at an important new resource on the role of peer support in responding to mental health crises from the Bazelon Center for Mental Health. With communities across the country looking for new, better ways to respond […]

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Supporting Employees with Mental Health Conditions: A Short Case Scenario on Creating a Culture of Understanding

Building a positive culture that promotes understanding and support in the workplace requires intent, thought, and commitment. It’s an ongoing process that every employer should attend to. Of course, there is no shortage of competing priorities, and the need to address workplace mental health can catch managers and employees off guard. This new case scenario

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Beyond Peer Support: Peer Leaders Inspiring Systems-Level Change

The CAFÉ TA Center recently hosted Beyond Peer Support: Peer Leaders Inspiring Systems-Level Change, a conversation about leadership roles people with lived experience are embracing to infuse peer support and recovery values into the systems that serve people with mental health conditions. View the recording here! As peer support continues to grow, people with lived

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A Focus 2.0 on Social Determinants and Mental Health

The latest edition of CAFE TAC’s Focus 2.0 newsletter is here! This time we take a look at the growing mental health crisis, the role of social determinants in it, and how the peer support and recovery community can bring a new and necessary perspective to addressing its root causes. We also share some new

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Supporting Employees with Mental Health Conditions: A Short Case Scenario on Facilitating Peer Connection

Employers that pay attention to the mental health and wellness of their employees sometimes recognize opportunities for their employees to support each other. Sometimes connection happens organically; other times, it takes some intention and effort to bring people together. How can managers that know their team members would benefit from connecting with each other and

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Supporting Employees with Mental Health Conditions: Two Short Case Scenarios

CAFE TAC is pleased to share two new guides designed to help employers understand how to support employees with mental health conditions. A helpful way for employers to think through mental health in the workplace and the issues that come up in dealing with it is by imagining possible scenarios that could take place in

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CAFE TAC Presents: So You’re Ready to Work, Now What?

The CAFÉ TA Center invites you to participate in its new interactive employment training series, So You’re Ready to Work, Now What? The first session is scheduled for Tuesday, October 11 at Noon ET / 9 AM PT. Register here! Finding and maintaining employment is an essential part of recovery and life in the community

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A Focus 2.0 on Mental Health and the Working World

Check out the latest edition of CAFE TAC’s Focus 2.0 newsletter! This edition is all about employment, with discussion of the barriers that people with mental health conditions face in finding and retaining meaningful work, and information about a new campaign from The Campaign for Disability Employment intended to address the challenge. We also share

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Supporting Employees With Mental Health Conditions

Given the reality that 1 in 4 American adults will experience a mental health condition in a given year, accommodating and accounting for employees with mental health needs is something that no employer can avoid. In this new guide, Supporting Employees With Mental Health Conditions, CAFE TAC shares resources to help employers understand mental illness

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Tips for Employers on Hiring Individuals with Mental Health Conditions

Finding sustainable, quality employment is central to self-sufficiency, thriving in the community, and supporting recovery. That’s why the CAFE TA Center is committed to bridging the gap between people with lived experience of mental health conditions and employers of all kinds. Our new tip-sheet for employers, Tips for Employers on Hiring Individuals with Mental Health

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