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How our office helps clients suffering with mental illness


A mental illness or neurological disorder can be very difficult for a person to endure. In addition to the struggle of being under a chronic condition that can prove quite debilitating, the person also has to deal with the fact that most mental illnesses do not manifest themselves with obvious physical symptoms.

Seeking Social Security disability benefits for mental conditions


When a person in Kissimmee and throughout the state is suffering from depression or some other form of mental illness, they might be under the impression that they have to suffer in silence and can't seek help or benefits to get well. However, this is a mistake. Social Security disability benefits for mental conditions are available to those who meet the criteria. These are legitimate health issues and those who are suffering from them need not be embarrassed when filing for disability benefits for mental illness.

How do I receive Social Security disability for mental illness?


A common issue afflicting people in Kissimmee is mental illness. Since the problems a person might be having don't show up on an X-ray or CAT scan, they're often dismissed as in their heads. They are, but not in the derogatory way that is often meant. Mental conditions are real and affective disorders have certain criteria for the person suffering from it to receive Social Security disability benefits for mental conditions. Knowing these criteria before filing can be the key to receiving approval.

Helping those with mental disorders protect their SSDI benefits


Most Florida residents rely on some sort of income in order to meet their basic needs, such as food, housing and clothing. When a person is unable to work, and therefore cannot receive income from an employer, it can be a scary situation. People may wonder how they will secure the money they need to take care of themselves.