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Career Awareness is Bigger than Workforce

  According to federal studies and surveys, 20.9 million American adults consider themselves to be in recovery from substance use disorder and 38.8 million consider themselves to be in recovery from a mental health issue. This recovery month Invest Hamilton...

Getting Started: Mental Health at Work

  In this month's memo - video style - Mike talks with Paul Ashley, VP & Consultant for NFP, a benefits advisory firm, about how and where employers can start their mental health and wellbeing journey. They discuss their own experiences with mental health,...

Local Labor Market 2023 Midyear Review

  Amid the fears of recession, impacts of inflation and the tumultuous nature of consumer spending in our economy comes very real impacts on what is still a very hot (but cooling) labor market. Talent is still in very short supply and more expensive than ever...

Re-inventing Second Chances in Local Corrections

  If you go online and search for reentry initiatives, it is plain to see there are a myriad of initiatives in Indiana and across the country focused on connecting justice-involved populations with employment training and vocational opportunities. Amazing...

Mental Health is a Workforce Challenge and Opportunity

  Mental Health is a Workforce Challenge and Opportunity According to the Brookings Institute, a 2016 survey of individuals aged 25-54 who were not in the labor force showed that nearly half of men and 54% of women reported taking pain medications daily and, "one...

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