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Understanding mental health and Social Security disability

When you already struggle with mental health issues impacting your daily quality of life and capacity to function, it can be exhausting to think of dealing with the red tape and hassles involved with obtaining Social Security disability. Mental health issues can often be far more difficult to prove against requirements for disability, yet when disability benefits are essential to your capacity to survive it can help to know exactly how the federal government measures criteria for mental health related Social Security benefits. We at Adler Stilman, PLLC, understand the frustration inherent in pursuing the benefits you deserve.

What is a Social Security Ticket to Work?

One of the biggest concerns when you receive Social Security disability benefits is how your ability to work may impact your benefits, particularly if your income from disability benefits does not account adequately for your life expenses or other costs you may incur during treatment or rehabilitation. You rely on your benefits to survive, but also need the supplemental income of a job that accommodates for your disability. Are there provisions in the state of Michigan that allow you to work while still receiving Social Security disability?

Why might your Social Security disability benefits be denied?

When your disability becomes catastrophic and life-changing, Social Security disability benefits may be your only option for a living income. When applying for Social Security benefits, you must meet certain criteria for disability or your request will be denied. These requirements are set out not by the state of Michigan, but by the United States Social Security Administration. States have little to no determination in Social Security disability benefits cases.

Hematological disorders and disability benefits

You know that when your child has a hematological disorder, your life can quickly become complicated. We at Adler Stilman, PLLC, understand that this disorder can affect your child's life in profound ways and that it is important for you to know when your child can receive Social Security disability.

Documentation for Social Security Disability

When Michigan residents apply for Social Security Disability, they do not always think about the documentation needed to receive these benefits. While some people may find it easy to provide these documents, other people may have more difficulty with this part of the application.

Medical requirements for social security disability

Individuals in Michigan who have certain medical conditions may be eligible for social security benefits if these conditions impair the ability to work. In order to apply for these disability benefits, the impairments must be documented correctly by a medical professional and approved by the social security administration.

Understanding disability benefits for migraines

When you suffer from severe migraines in Michigan, you may feel that your only option is to take medication and push through the pain. However, migraines may sometimes be so intense that you are able to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. We at Adler Stilman, PLLC, understand that sometimes it is difficult to know if you qualify for these benefits or not.

How do you get Social Security Disability for bipolar disorder?

When you live with bipolar disorder in Michigan, you understand how disabling the condition can be. A previous blog discussed the disability benefits you might be eligible for if you have a mental illness. This week’s blog will focus on filing to receive those benefits.

Am I qualified for disability if I have a rare disease?

Doctors have confirmed your diagnosis, and now your life may change forever. If your rare illness means you will not be able to continue working for a year or more, you will have to figure out a way to pay your bills. In addition, there are likely to be constant medical expenses related to your condition, including cost-prohibitive prescriptions and doctors who specialize in your rare disease. With no income and your regular bills to pay, you may have reached a point of despair.

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