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June 2017 Archives

Don't be confused - you might qualify for SSI benefits

When people hear that Social Security Disability benefits are available only to those who have worked and earned an income, they may believe they have no options for federal assistance in dire financial settings. But these very people may not be aware that there is another program that is run by the Social Security Administration - the Supplemental Security Income program.

Work-related injury and illness information you need to know

Work-related accidents that result in fatalities usually make the news in Charlotte, so our readers probably know when those events occur. But what some people may not realize is that nonfatal injuries and illnesses that occur due to on-the-job causes are much more common than fatalities.

Where the funds for SSD benefits come from, and where it goes

Many of our readers probably saw the recent news reports over the last several weeks about the proposed budget that President Trump submitted to Congress. There are many different opinions on the funding cuts and government changes that are in the budget, some good and some bad. But, in a recent article, it was noted that the leaders who are in Washington, D.C., should know how certain programs are funded before they make any changes.

SSD benefits may be available for mental health conditions

Over the last several years more Americans have become aware of just how prevalent mental illness is in our country. Many people in North Carolina who are suffering from so-called minor mental health conditions, like depression and anxiety, are able to manage the symptoms of their illness by taking prescription medication and attending therapy sessions. However, there are some people who have mental health conditions that are much more serious. For these individuals, if they are unable to work because of the illness, they may be able to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits for mental conditions.

What should you do if you are unable to work due to arthritis?

It is frustrating and overwhelming to find yourself unable to care for your loved ones and keep a job because of a medical condition. In many cases, individuals who cannot work because of a debilitating illness or mental condition could have a valid claim to disability benefits through the Social Security Administration.

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