Social Security Disability Benefits for Mental Conditions in Chicago, IL
If you have mental condition, you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. That said, that doesn’t mean it’s easy to get your benefits; you need an experienced lawyer to help you prove your mental condition and claim to the Social Security judge.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has a list of mental conditions that qualify for benefits. The disability attorneys at Nash Disability Law in Chicago, can walk you through all the complicated steps of getting disability benefits. We’ll take the time to understand your mental condition and set a plan to get you the benefits you need.
Our firm and attorneys are local to Chicago and we’ve helped thousands of people in the area win disability benefits. To get started, call our office at (312) 561-3546 to talk to one of our Chicago mental illness disability attorneys.
Make Sure You Get the Treatment You Need for Your Mental Condition
Just saying you have a mental illness that is recognized by the SSA isn’t enough to get you the benefits you’re seeking. Your condition must be diagnosed by a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist. You must also prove that you condition is impacting your ability to work.
Some of the most commonly diagnosed mental conditions recognized by the SSA include:
- Bipolar Disorder
- Personality Disorders (such as paranoia)
All of these conditions can affect your ability to work. If so, it’s possible you qualify for disability benefits.
To be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits, we must simply prove you can’t work for at least one full year.
We made a visual guide to Social Security Disability claims for mental health conditions.