Mental Illness and Intellectual Disability
Inclusion Europe; Mental Health Europe
[Excerpt] Both, people with intellectual disability and people with mental illness, suffer from prejudices, negative attitudes, degrading treatment, abuse and discrimination in society. They are often discriminated against by employers, social and health services, or housing societies and in the access to goods or to financial services. They experience painful emotions, being out of control, or loosing all they have.
disabilities; person; economic independence; freedom of choice; programs; processes; benefit; policies; equality; mental illness; neglect; abuse; depression; schizophrenia; anxiety