Breaking the Stigma on Hiring the Mentally Ill

Less than 20% of the 250,000 mental health challenged in Israel are employed. Many employers are wary of hiring them because of the stigma, but ‘if they are placed in the appropriate jobs for them - their contribution is equal to that of any other employee’

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Sahar Weizer, 35, has worked for 13 years in a sporting goods store in Tel Aviv. It is quite an achievement for someone who is managing schizophrenia.