Mental illness qualifies a person to receive Social Security Disability benefits just as a physical disability does. What you have to show is that your mental illness is so severe that it keeps you from working for at least 12 months.
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Social Security Disability Blog Posts:
Waiting To Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits
Common SSD Application Mistakes: Waiting too Long to Apply Most people believe there is a requirement that you must be off work for at least six months to one year before you can apply for or collect
Appealing Your SSD Decision
Navigating the Appeals Process in Pennsylvania for Social Security Disability Claims The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program provides critical support for individuals who are unable
A Brief History Of Social Security Disability Benefits
The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides benefits to individuals who are physically or mentally unable to work and are in need of income. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provides monthly
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Social Security Disability Benefits
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a stress disorder that develops after a highly traumatic event, whether the event is physical or psychological. In the past it has also been called
Social Security Disability FAQ:
Does Depression Qualify for Social Security Disability?
Yes, depression can qualify for Social Security Disability. However, you must show that your depression is so severe, chronic, and long-lasting that you will be unable to work for at least a year.
What Is the Maximum Lawyer Fee for Social Security Disability?
The maximum lawyer fee for Social Security Disability is determined by the Social Security Administration (SSA), which must approve all fee agreements in advance. Their criteria for approval include:
How to apply for Disability Insurance Benefits in Pittsburgh
To be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD), otherwise known as Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB), you must be disabled and unable to work for a minimum of 12 consecutive months, and you
How Does Marriage Affect Social Security Benefits?
How marriage affects Social Security benefits depends on the type of benefits you get. In general, getting married should not affect your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.