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Birmingham Disability Lawyer Mental Illness

Birmingham Disability Lawyer Mental Illness: In a recent article in the Washington Post, it was reported that for persons who suffer with a serious mental illness, the unemployment rate is 80%. This is due to several problems. First, many of the mental health services available to those who suffer with mental illness have experienced a severe decrease in funding during the current recession. The recession has also sapped financial resources those effected by mental disorders and their families, making it more difficult to receive the necessary treatment to allow them to return to gainful employment. There is also the problems associated with the disorders themselves
The Social Security Administration provides disability benefits (SSDI benefits and SSI benefits) to people with disabilities related to psychological problems, whether the problem is congenital or arose later in life, and provides a means for those people to seek the medical treatment they require so they can get better.

The Alabama Disability attorneys at Powell and Denny have represented numerous persons who need help obtaining their disability benefits who suffer from a number of different mental disorders, such as:

* Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
* Bipolar Disorder
* Depression
* Anxiety
* Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
* Panic Attacks
* Paranoia
* Personality Disorders
* Schizophrenia
* Asperger's Syndrome
* Autism
* Mood Disorders
* (for more information on a specific mental problem, please check our blog posts at www.powellanddenny.com).

Psychological problems are not a respecter of person; they can and do effect people throughout every socio-economic levels. If you live in Alabama and you or a loved one suffers with a mental disorder and you have been denied Social Security Disability benefits or SSI benefits, don't give up. Please feel free to call and talk to one of the experienced Birmingham Disability Attorneys at Powell and Denny today.

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