A lot of times, people just don’t understand what it’s like to live with a severe mental illness. It impacts your life just as much as any serious physical illness could—or more.
Mental health problems can leave you unable to function in your work and needing help paying for basic expenses.
If this is what you’re facing, Social Security Disability benefits could keep you afloat, giving you a monthly income, access to Medicare or Medicaid health coverage, and relief from some of your worries.
Getting Social Security to award you benefits is another matter.
Like so many aspects of living with mental illness, applying for disability is complicated. You have to explain your condition and prove to Social Security that you can’t work.
You need a friend at a time like this. The lawyers at Horenstein, Nicholson & Blumenthal are here to support you in getting the disability income that could improve your life.
We work for everyday, hard-working people who’ve run into hard times.
Since we started more than 40 years ago, we’ve helped thousands of people in Ohio win disability benefits for mental conditions—and any conditions that make working impossible.
We want to see you achieve financial relief and a better life so you’ll look back and say “Helping me, that’s HNB.”Talk to HNB Talk to HNB
Because mental health problems are so poorly understood—and unfortunately still carry a stigma in our society—people sometimes wonder if they can get Social Security Disability benefits for a mental condition.
You absolutely can.
In fact, mental conditions are one of the most common impairments among the almost 9 million workers who receive disability benefits. The Social Security Administration says about 30 percent have some kind of mental disorder.
Often, mental health problems combine with other health problems to create a stronger case for benefits.
These are some of the conditions that can qualify you for benefits:
When you can’t work because of a mental illness, Social Security disability benefits can restore your sense of dignity and independence. Don’t be shy about applying for benefits.
You can get HNB to evaluate your claim for free.Get My Free Case Review
An HNB lawyer can help you show that your mental health condition qualifies for Social Security Disability benefits.