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.
Every parent in New Jersey with a child suffering from a mental illness should know when the child is eligible for Social Security benefits from the government and how to receive such benefits. Childhood mental disorders refer to all types of mental disorders which can be diagnosed and begin in childhood. Mental disorders among children are described as significant changes in the way in which a child learns, behaves and handles emotions.
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.
Some New Jersey residents may know people who suffer from mental illness and are not able to work or support themselves. These individuals may be severely depressed or suffer from schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Afflicted persons have certain rights under the law to claim Disability Coverage for Mental Health Issues.
Some New Jersey parents have observed certain irregularities in the way their child behave. Erratic behavioral traits could include how the child speaks, the child's ability to learn new things, how that child handles emotionally charged situations or even how the child plays. These unusual symptoms can start as early as the first few years of the child's life and continue to develop throughout the teenage years. In these cases, the child may have some form of 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.