By The Hill Staff - 03/25/14 01:16 PM EDT
The Obama administration wants to make it easier for people with mental illnesses and substance abuse problems to find jobs.
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) on Tuesday announced a new effort to help people who struggle with mental health problems find and keep jobs, advance in their companies and earn pay raises.
The proposed priority, which will be published in Wednesday's edition of the Federal Register, would direct the research center to examine the employment challenges people with mental health problems face.
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