Jonathan H. Poznansky, Attorney at Law

Posts tagged "Social Security Disability Benefits for Mental Conditions"

Competent advocacy needed to avoid SSD claim denial

Our nation seems to be slowly recognizing the importance of mental health. While public awareness programs and increased treatment options go a long way toward ensuring that those in need are able to access the treatment they deserve, the truth of the matter is that many individuals are so severely affected by their mental condition that they are unable to live a normal life. In addition to being unable to carry out day-to-day functions and social activities, many of those suffering from mental health conditions are rendered unable to work.

SSD benefits for personality disorders

Mental health has received much more attention over the last several years. As these conditions have become more socially acceptable, more individuals are seeking the treatment they need and deserve. Yet, for many New Yorkers, despite receiving treatment, their mental condition is so severe that it negatively impacts their daily lives. When this interference disallows an individual from working, then he or she may struggle to find financial stability. Fortunately, Social Security disability benefits may be recoverable if certain federal requirements are met.

Social Security Disability benefits for autism

Millions of Americans suffer from mental health conditions that drastically affect their lives. For these individuals, merely carrying out everyday tasks can be a challenge. Work, therefore, is often out of the question. This is not because they don't want to work, but because they are physically, emotionally or intellectually unable to do so. This can create significant financial strain on them, and many are unable to get by without some sort of assistance. Fortunately, the Social Security Disability system may be able to provide these individuals with the relief they need and deserve.

Competent legal arguments needed when submitting SSD claim

A significant number of Americans suffer from various disabilities. For these individuals, merely living a normal day-to-day life can be challenging, let alone trying to hold a job. When a disability leaves an individual unable to work, it can be difficult, if not impossible, to make ends meet. This financial uncertainty can further cause stress and emotional harm. Therefore, in an effort to ease their financial strain, disabled individuals need to carefully consider the legal options available to them.

SSD benefits may be available to anxiety sufferers

Most of us experience stress in our daily lives. Fortunately, a little rest and relaxation, as well as detachment from work, is usually enough to ease the tension. Yet, other individuals suffer from mental conditions that can completely alter the way they live their lives. One of these conditions is anxiety. While many people struggle with anxiety, a smaller group of individuals experience it to such an extent that it leaves them unable to live a normal life, let alone work. For these individuals, Social Security disability benefits may be available.

How to prove disability for a mental health condition

Whether you are born with a disability or acquired one during life, chances are that it presents some challenges to your life. Suffering from a mental condition can completely disrupt an individual's life. He or she may struggle to maintain healthy relationships, obtain an education and find and hold employment. Under these circumstances, individuals may find themselves facing difficulty not only in paying their medical expenses but also their living expenses. Social Security disability seeks to provide relief to these individuals, but they, like other SSD claimants, must show that they meet the federal requirements necessary to be deemed disabled.

Social Security disability and bipolar disorder

Impeccable mental health is something that most of us take for granted. Yet, many New Yorkers struggle with their day-to-day lives on account of a mental health condition. These individuals can find their social and professional lives severely affected, and, as a result, many of them struggle to live what most people would consider a normal life. When their condition renders them unable to work, these individuals may find it hard to make ends meet, threatening to send them into destitution.

Criteria for qualification for Social Security Disability

Many people believe they automatically qualify to receive Social Security Disability benefits because they have taxes taken out of their paychecks and are unable to work. The eligibility requirements for SSDI are much more complex than that. Anyone who is considering filing a claim to receive SSDI should first understand the following criteria.

Applying for disability for mental health conditions

Social Security disability (SSD) benefits are important for many individuals suffering from a disability that prevents them from working and being able to earn a living. It is important to keep in mind that in addition to disability benefits that may be available for physical medical conditions causing severe disability, SSD benefits may also be available for severe disabilities caused by a mental health condition.

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