HOW TO BEAT STRESS
LONG LEAVE CAN MAKE YOU SICK
Long-term unemployment can lead you down a slippery slope to mental disability and further health complications, says psychiatrist Dr Christoffel Grobler.
Some of the facts:
● 50% of people out of work for eight weeks will not return to work.
● About 85% of people out of work for 6 months or more will never return to work on a sustained basis
● The effects can include poverty, social isolation, poor health and increased mortality.