Many Newark, New Jersey, residents suffer from mental disorders. Many of those suffering may be unable to seek gainful employment due to their mental conditions. For decades, the attorneys at Abromson & Carey have helped many obtain Social Security disability benefits for mental conditions.
Mental illness plagues many New Jersey residents throughout their lifetimes. In many cases, mental illness may range from anxiety and depression to schizophrenia. Many mentally ill patients are affected so seriously by mental illness that they are unable to hold a job or even get a job. However, there are also many cases in which the disabled person may face a lot of social stigma.
Many New Jersey residents suffer from various forms of mental illness that can range from anxiety, depression or even schizophrenia. Such mental disorders may hinder a person's daily life to the extent that is hampers one's ability to work. In these cases the disabled claimant or even the person's relatives and dependents may seek Social Security disability benefits because of the resident's mental illness.
Although most New Jersey residents know that people who suffer certain physical disabilities are entitled to benefits through the Social Security Administration, they may not be aware that similar financial benefits are available to those who are the victims of certain mental illnesses. Patients who suffer such conditions as schizophrenia, autism, depression and some anxiety-related illnesses may also be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits.
Mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, anxiety or depression may cause havoc with a person's social, personal and professional life. Many New Jersey residents have suffered through prolonged periods of unemployment and financial adversity arising out of a mental illness disability.
We often tend to think of disability in terms of physical functioning. But among some age groups, the leading cause of disability is actually mental illness. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than one in four individuals over the age of 18 have a diagnosable mental illness.
The most misunderstood and stigmatized disorders are often the ones that are also invisible. Physical injuries and disabilities are easy to notice and easy for most people to sympathize with. Sadly, this is typically not the case with mental conditions such as schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder.
Mental illness has traditionally been widely misunderstood and stigmatized here in America and around the world. Thankfully, public understanding and awareness of mental illness is growing; and this is leading to a number of positive changes.
Depression can really take over a person's life. For some, getting out of bed in the morning can be one of the most challenging tasks of the day. For others, their depression can leave them unable to function to their full capacity in the workplace.
There is a lot of work being done in order to better understand post-traumatic stress disorder. The hope is that more research can be done in order to better treat those suffering with PTSD.