What is Individual Placement and Support?
Many people with lived experience of mental illness want to work. Satisfying employment leads to a more meaningful life for most adults, and has been shown to promote recovery for people with mental illnesses. Individual Placement and Support (also called IPS) supported employment is an evidence-based approach to help people find competitive employment that fits their preferences. Once a person finds a job, IPS programs provide ongoing workplace support.
Hear from job seekers about how IPS helped them to overcome obstacles and societal stigma to become gainfully employed.