Tell them they're dreaming

Work, education and young people with mental illness in Australia

Through the whole course of illness, the number one goal that people have is to get back to work or to complete their education and training. Despite this great desire of people with severe mental illness to get back into the workforce they remain the group who are the most marginalised.

This comprehensive report examines labour market outcomes, educational attainment and employment services for job seekers and makes key recommendations to assist young Australians with mental illness realise their employment and educational dreams.