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).
Anxiety disorders and depression are very impactful conditions. Many individuals here in Michigan struggle with these mental conditions. Some individuals find themselves unable to work because of these conditions and their effects.
There are many children here in Michigan that have autism. Autism can be an extremely impactful mental disability. Over the years, many different treatments have been developed for children with autism. Some examples include medications and behavioral therapy.