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Behavioral Health Employment

Employment rates increase among those with behavioral health disorders after receiving services

In addition to treatment services, a wide array of agencies provide other supportive community services to aid those with severe and persistent behavioral health needs in Lincoln. This includes assistance finding and retaining employment. 

  • Persons receiving behavioral health services are more likely to be employed after receiving treatment.
  • The employment rate of persons with substance use disorders is especially impacted by treatment. The employment rate of persons undergoing treatment for substance use disorders increased from 20% at admission to 35% at discharge in 2021.