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January 2015 Archives

Qualifying for SSDI based on substance addictions

Most people know that Social Security disability benefits are available to working-age Americans who suffer from disabling conditions. The types of disabling conditions for which an applicant can be approved run the gamut from various types of cancer to mental illness, and many conditions in between. Not everybody might realize, though, that SSDI benefits may be available for those who suffer from substance addictions.

Being denied by the Social Security Administration isn't the end

It is a tough day when you come to the realization that you simply can't work anymore because of a medical condition or disability. No one wants to succumb like this, but in many cases, it is simply necessary. Their bodies won't allow them to work like they used to -- or even at all, in some cases. When this happens, Social Security disability benefits or Supplemental Security Income are vital benefits for the individual in question.

We can help those suffering from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

Thanks to the Social Security Administration's Compassionate Allowances program, those people suffering from one of 225 recognized medical conditions that would otherwise clearly satisfy the agency's existing disability standards can see their application for disability benefits expedited.