Mental Disorder Disability
Are There Disability Benefits for Mental Disorders?
The Social Security Administration isn’t just out to help individuals who have suffered injuries or illnesses. Mental disorders can also be cause for benefits if they are considered eligible. The mental disorder, still, must be proven to be a cause for an individual to be unable to work for an extended period of time. Some of the more common mental disorders can be:
- Personality disorders
- Drug or alcohol addictions
Am I eligible to receive disability for a mental disorder?
In order to qualify for Social Security disability benefits, an individual must prove the mental disorder. This requires proof from medical professionals and it must fall under a qualified category. It is beneficial to retain a Virginia Social security disability attorney to help you understand your rights and your options at this time.
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Find a Social Security Disability Lawyer in Virginia
Make sure that you take the correct steps when applying for disability benefits, especially for a mental disorder. The SSA can be quick to deny a claim if the proof of eligibility is insufficient. Agnew & Rosenberger PLLC can work to help you successfully file for and receive benefits. Each attorney with our firm is experienced in all kinds of Social Security disability cases and will provide the service that you need. We have successfully handled cases in both state and federal courts.