Local program helps people living with mental illness find employme

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Check out this story about the IPS program at the Family and Children's Center!  Our very own Kathy Rohr, a member of NAMI Wisconsin's board of directors, is the program's supervisor.

"The unemployment rate for people with mental illnesses can be as high as 90 percent nationwide, but one local program is making strides in lowering that number here in La Crosse.  The Family and Children's Center has offered its supported employment program for about three years. The program aims to help people with persistent mental illnesses find their own place in the workforce, and it's working."

Read the full story here.