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Depression and Mental Disability Claims

No one wants to admit that they can't do the things they were once able to do because they are suffering from mental illness. Far too often, people with depression try to hide it from their families, their employers, their doctors and themselves. They don't want to be seen as complainers or people who can't do things most people can.

When No One Knows But You

The problem with this "tough-it-out" approach is that if the depression becomes disabling, there is no medical record of the problem. Moreover, friends, family members, co-workers and employers may not be aware of the depth of the problem.

Unfortunately, if you have no record of medical treatment for depression, your chances of obtaining disability benefits are very slim.

At Access Disability Advocates, we represent people with depression and other mental disability claims. We encourage our clients to seek out medical diagnosis and treatment for their depression.

Depression and Mental Disability Claims

We recognize that it can be difficult to talk to others - even medical professionals - about depression. But regular treatment for depression is important for improving your condition as well as for improving the chances of success in a Social Security disability (SSD) or supplemental security income (SSI) claim.

Call us (518)-377-4204 We understand that the Social Security Disability determination process can be confusing, frustrating, and at times even overwhelming - especially if you are caring for someone with mental health issues.

To discuss your SSD claim or appeal, please call (518) 377-4204 or use our contact page.

The initial consultation is free, and we never charge a fee until we win your case.

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