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mental health

[′men·təl ′helth]
(psychology)
A relatively enduring state of being in which an individual has effected an integration of his instinctual drives in a way that is reasonably satisfying to himself as reflected in his zest for living and his feeling of self-realization.
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Consequently, Mental Health Works has developed a variety of workshops to provide employers, employees and union officials with the tools they need to address mental disorders in the workplace.
DAV: Given the elevated projections for mental health issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in returning troops we anticipate a need for increased mental health clinicians and obviously the need for additional resources.