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I was recently contacted through email and was given the recently published Disability Benefits Guide for 2016.
When my son was having mental health difficulties we often wondered what benefits he might be entitled to, even going to the county office to ask for information.
The person who sent me the email said, "I am helping out the team over at TheSimpleDollar.com as they just wrapped up their research and published a comprehensive resource that helps people not only understand, but access social security disability benefits.
In the course of their research, they found that most people who have become or already living with disabilities are not fully aware of the benefits and resources that are available to them. This guide will not only answer common questions like qualifications, application process, as well as a calculator that can help estimate monthly and annual benefits."
And this is true, most people are not fully aware of benefits and resources available to them.
So if you want to know what they are follow the links below to check them out or see these same links on my resources page:
According to a recent article on CNN by Azadeh Ansari the views of Americans on mental health are changing, and changing for the good.
Azadeha Ansari says:
"Mental health has a long-standing public perception problem, but the stigma appears to be shifting, at least in the United States, a new survey reveals. Results from a national online survey on mental health, anxiety and suicide indicate that 90% of Americans value mental and physical health equally.
'Progress is being made in how American adults view mental health, and the important role it plays in our everyday lives. People see connection between mental health and overall well-being, our ability to function at work and at home and how we view the world around us,' said Dr. Christine Moutier, chief medical officer of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
The survey also revealed that people ages 18 to 24 are becoming more comfortable with seeking medical help and are more likely to consider it a sign of strength to see a medical health professional, compared with older people."
This is wonderful news. Many advocates for mental health have worked long and hard to change the way people think about an illness of the brain and knowing that progress is being made makes all the hard work worth it.
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