Depression and Anxiety

SSDI and SSI Benefits | Depression and Anxiety

An individual may be eligible to receive SSDI or SSI benefits if he/she suffers from a physical impairment or mental impairment (or a combination of the two) that significantly affects his/her ability to work for a year or more. If you have severe depression or anxiety and are unable to maintain substantial gainful employment, you may have a right to receive SSDI or SSI benefits.

To speak with a Social Security disability attorney, contact the Law Offices of Lawrence D. Rohlfing in Santa Fe Springs, California. We have helped thousands of clients throughout southern California obtain disability benefits, including SSDI and SSI.

You Are Not Alone

Millions of people suffer from severe depression and anxiety. People who suffer from severe depression or anxiety may have difficulty sleeping and maintaining the rigorous schedule required by full time employment.

Depression and anxiety may take many forms and may result from many different types of mental health conditions. Common examples include:

  • Clinical depression
  • Major depression
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Panic attacks
  • Bi-polar disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Agoraphobia
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Social Anxiety Disorder

If Your Application for SSDI or SSI Has Been Denied

If you applied for disability benefits and you were denied, do not despair. Most initial applications for SSDI or SSI benefits are denied. The government knows that most people will not appeal.

Our attorneys have helped thousands of clients obtain disability benefits. We have extensive experience in SSDI and SSI appeals. Let us put our experience to work for you.

Contact Us

To schedule a free consultation with a California Social Security disability lawyer at our firm, call 562-868-5886. For online assistance, contact us by e-mail.