Mental Illness and Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance

Social Security Disability Lawyer Orange County
Photo: Black Moon/WikiCommons

If you suffer from mental illness, do you qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance?  Sure, why not?  I mean, you can’t go to work; you’re not going to be financially secure.  But there are a few things a candidate has to provide the government if they are indeed suffering from mental illness and want to be covered under the insurance plan.

So what counts as a mental illness?  Major depressive disorder, schizophrenia, OCD, autism.  But how can you prove that you’re suffering?

Well, head over to the Digital Journal to read more.

Do you, or someone you care about suffer from mental illness?  How difficult was it to obtain Social Security Disability Insurance?  Please tell us below.

Kenneth G. Marks has been practicing personal injury law since he was admitted to the California Bar in 1981.