For Michigan workers who suffer debilitating injuries, it can be incredibly difficult to work. The inability to work can rob a person of the capacity to earn his wages and financially support his family. For individuals who are unable to work, government programs such as Social Security Disability exist, from which people with legitimate ailments are provided with financial assistance.
People in Detroit and throughout the state who are seeking Social Security disability benefits often believe that there have to be clearly visible issues or a medical problem like a back injury for them to be approved. However, people suffering from mental problems such as schizophrenia, paranoia and other psychotic issues also have the right to file for and receive benefits if they meet the criteria listed by the Social Security Administration (SSA).