The unemployment rate for those who have been diagnosed with a mental illness waivers anywhere from 70 percent to 90 percent. That is a huge number, but it isn't due to a lack of desire on the part of the individual seeking employment.
Bill Evans has played his guitar in front of music lovers for nearly seven decades now. During that time, he opened for David Frizell and Shelly West and even went fishing with John Wayne. It was his most recent act that brought about personal emotions, hitting home.
The national average for workplace injuries or illnesses is 0.7 per 100 workers. In Missouri, that rate is slightly higher with a rate of 0.8 injuries per 100 workers. This rate puts Missouri in the number 5 slot on the ranking of state with the highest rate of workplace injuries.