Mental disorders are common in the United States and across the globe. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older, or about one in four adults, suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. But even though they are common, there is still a stigma associated with having a mental illness. People with mental illness are often challenged by the stereotypes and prejudice that result from misconceptions about mental illness, which can carry over in to the workplace.
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