Social Security Disability for Anxiety & Related Disorders

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recognizes anxiety disorders as disabilities. These disabilities may qualify a person for benefits. Applicants still need to meet certain criteria to be approved for disability benefits. Individuals may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for anxiety.

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The Antonowicz Group is here to help. Individuals may obtain disability benefits for anxiety, panic disorders, OCD, and related impairments. Our experienced disability attorneys can help claimants navigate the guidelines for successful claims.

Applying for Social Security for Anxiety Disorders

Each type of anxiety disorder has its own set of criteria that must be met. The impairments in this group include the following:

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder or Agoraphobia
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Applicants must have a combination of specific symptoms. Further, these symptoms must prevent the person from working.

The SSA’s guidelines can be extremely confusing. Our attorneys know these guidelines inside and out. We help people navigate through the confusion.

The disability lawyers at the Antonowicz Group also understand how anxiety disorders affect lives. We know the challenges they present. We are here to help clients get disability benefits. We want them to have a good quality of life.

Supporting Documents & Medical Evidence

Thorough documentation is needed with each application. Because anxiety is a mental impairment, symptoms cannot be physically seen. Claimants need support from their medical team. This evidence should at least include the following:

  • Diagnosis
  • Symptoms
  • Treatments
  • Results of treatments
  • Lab results

If the applicant has been going to a therapist, those notes are helpful, too. Family and friends can also share details of the symptoms they have seen. Our disability lawyers will help determine what is needed for each application on an individual basis. Support should prove that anxiety makes the applicant unable to work.

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Appeal Denied Disability Claims for Anxiety

Roughly 70% of initial applications are denied every year. Don’t lose hope, though. The compassionate lawyers at the Antonowicz Group are here to assist.

We have filed countless appeals for clients. We are dedicated to obtaining benefits for our clients. We will even go to a federal court.

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Our attorneys are known for going the distance. We are passionate about our advocacy. We are proud of our client representation.

If you are unable to work because of an anxiety disorder, contact us. The consultation is free, and we don’t get paid unless you do.

We strive to provide the best experience possible for all of our clients.

  • We will be by your side throughout your case.
  • We will keep you updated about your claim.
  • We will answer any questions along the way.
  • It’s important to us that you are informed.
  • We want you to feel confident.

Don’t struggle through this alone. Anxiety disorders can destroy a person’s life. Let us help. Reach out online or call today.

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Ste. 200
Rochester, NY 14614 (By Appointment Only)

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Rome, NY 13440

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Utica, NY 13502 (By Appointment Only)

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